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CONCENTRATION, VULNERABILITY AND ADJUSTMENT: RURAL TEXTILE AND APPAREL EMPLOYMENT AND THE EXPIRATION OF IMPORT QUOTAS

Timothy Wojan ()

No 19922, 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: The paper documents the degree of concentration of textile and apparel employment in rural countries, assesses the vulnerability to job loss by detailed industry in light of the expiration of import quotas, and assesses the potential for adjustment of displaced workers.

Keywords: Community/Rural/Urban Development; Labor and Human Capital (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 29
Date: 2004
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.19922

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