Job creation and job destruction in the EU agriculture
Liesbeth Dries and
No 61351, 114th Seminar, April 15-16, 2010, Berlin, Germany from European Association of Agricultural Economists
This is the first paper to study job creation and destruction in EU agriculture. We disaggregate employment patterns and job flows into detailed intra-sectoral labour adjustment dynamics based on farm level panel observations from 1989-2006. We find that: (1) job creation and destruction rates in EU agriculture are high compared to other sectors; (2) there are important differences in job creation and destruction rates between different member states; (3) this can be attributed to differing initial farm structures: member states with small average farm sizes display higher job creation and destruction rates than those with larger average farm sizes.
Keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy; Farm Management; Land Economics/Use (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Journal Article: Job creation and job destruction in EU agriculture (2012)
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Working Paper: JOB CREATION AND JOB DESTRUCTION IN THE EU AGRICULTURE (2011)
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