IS LEONTIEF'S PARADOX APPLICABLE TO U.S. AGRICULTURAL TRADE?

The labor and capital intensities of U.S. agricultural trade during 1973, 1974, and 1976 are examined through an input-output model. The empirical results indicate that U.S. agricultural exports tend to be more capital intensive while agricultural imports are more labor intensive, a result counter to Leontief's paradox.


Issue Date:
1978-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/32563
Published in:
Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 03, Number 2
Page range:
165-172
Total Pages:
8




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