WILL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS (EVER) BECOME PART OF U.S. FARM POLICY?

Various forms of farmer savings accounts have been proposed to help U.S. farmers manage their income variability. Financial incentives include tax-deferral and government matching deposits. This paper estimates farmer eligibility, program size, and benefit distributions for two congressional proposals: FARRM accounts and a farm counter-cyclical savings account program.


Issue Date:
2002
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/19820
Total Pages:
10
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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