INDIVIDUAL FARMING AS A LABOR SINK: EVIDENCE FROM POLAND AND RUSSIA

In Poland and Russia, small-scale individual farms employ more labor per hectare of land than large-scale corporate farms, without suffering from lower labor productivity. Individual farming is a labor sink for the rural population, and land policies promoting individualization of agriculture in transition countries can alleviate the social consequences of rural unemployment without sacrificing agricultural productivity.


Issue Date:
2002
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/19901
Total Pages:
12
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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