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000236367 245__ $$aInvestigating the Relationship between Land and Labor Endowments and Agricultural Mechanization among Chinese Farmers
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000236367 269__ $$a2016
000236367 270__ $$mzengyating1990@126.com$$pYating,   Zeng
000236367 270__ $$mYanhong.Jin@Rutgers.edu$$pYanhong,   Jin
000236367 270__ $$mtangzhong@ruc.edu.com$$pZhong,   Tang
000236367 300__ $$a22
000236367 336__ $$aConference Paper/ Presentation
000236367 520__ $$aChina maintains a steady yield increase in the past three decades, but farm production is undergoing a great change, especially in the recent decade, due to the change in both economic conditions and the environment along with a sharp decline of rural labor and farming population. Agricultural mechanization, especially agricultural mechanization services (AMS), gains its popularity in recent years.  This study examines the adoption of agricultural mechanization, using either self-equipped machinery or AMS; and the factors contributing to the adoption of different types of agricultural mechanization.  The empirical analysis uses primary survey data and employs a seemingly unrelated regression model.  We find that the agricultural labor endowment improves the adoption of agricultural mechanization, but off-farm labor curbs the adoption. In terms of the land endowment, we find an inverse U-shaped non-linear relationship between the land endowment and the AMS adoption, and land fragmentation reduces the mechanization adoption.
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000236367 650__ $$aFarm Management
000236367 650__ $$aLabor and Human Capital
000236367 650__ $$aLand Economics/Use
000236367 650__ $$aProduction Economics
000236367 6531_ $$aLabor
000236367 6531_ $$aLand Endowment
000236367 6531_ $$aMechanization of Agricultural Production
000236367 6531_ $$aAgricultural Machinery Service (AMS)
000236367 700__ $$aYating, Zeng
000236367 700__ $$aYanhong, Jin
000236367 700__ $$aZhong, Tang
000236367 773__ $$d2016
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