PRODUCTION IMPACT OF LABOR OUTMIGRATION ON AGRARIAN ECONOMIES: THE CASE OF CORN FARMERS IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AREAS IN MEXICO

Farm productivity in agrarian economies is frequently and considerably altered by the outmigration of household labor. Using household survey data we examine labor outmigration impact on corn farmers of the central and south regions of Mexico. Specifically, comparative changes in labor productivity are estimated in a sequential production technology specification with nonlinear components in the context of different agricultural environments.


Issue Date:
2001
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/20663
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20663
Total Pages:
49
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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