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Risk and Insurance in Sharecropping

Luis Braido ()

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Abstract: This essay summarizes some recent empirical contributions on two aspects of sharecropping: (i) the effects of the contractual form (incentive power and contract length) on resource allocation and farm performance; and (ii) the exogenous elements behind the choice of different contractual forms.

Keywords: Empirical; Sharecropping; Survey (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D82 O12 Q15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2005-08-30
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