AN ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF OFF-FARM LABOR PARTICIPATION AMONG U.S. FARM FAMILIES, 1977-1998.

Analyses of a sample of U.S. farm families based on March Current Population data for 1977-98 show that off-farm work decisions are made jointly by farm couples. Demographic differences across households are shown to have very important effects, while traditional farm policies appear less likely to influence off-farm work decisions.


Issue Date:
2001
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20514
Total Pages:
26
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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