Farming Efficiency and the Determinants of Multiple Job Holding by Farm Operators

@inproceedings{Goodwin2004FarmingEA,
  title={Farming Efficiency and the Determinants of Multiple Job Holding by Farm Operators},
  author={Barry K. Goodwin and Ashok K. Mishra},
  year={2004}
}
The extent to which farm families engage in off-farm employment activities is a topic of central importance to understanding the financial well-being of farm households. The degree of financial stress experienced by U.S. farm families is always a concern to policy makers. Yet, policy considerations often ignore the substantial involvement of most farm households in nonfarm labor markets. It has been shown that, when the entire farm household is considered, the “average” U.S. farm household has… CONTINUE READING
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