THE WAGE EFFECTS OF SEASONALITY IN AGRICULTURE

The wage effects of seasonal demand for labor in agriculture are analyzed for male heads of households in five rural villages in Guatemala. Controlling for human capital characteristics, seasonal jobs pay 57 percent more than non-seasonal jobs. Controlling for job characteristics reduces this wage differential.


Issue Date:
Aug 01 1988
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/270187
Language:
English
Total Pages:
17




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