Oligopsonistic Landlords, Segmented Labor Markets, and the Persistence of Tied-Labor Contracts

This article examines contractual labor arrangements in agrarian economies that persist as a consequence of market power on the part of landlords faced with output uncertainty. We show that a segmented labor market characterized by tied-labor contracts and involuntary unemployment in the lean season...

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Volume: 84
Main Author: Basu, Arnab K
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: MALDEN Blackwell Publishing 01.05.2002
Oxford University Press
published in: American journal of agricultural economics Vol. 84; no. 2; pp. 438 - 453
Data of publication: May 2002
ISSN: 0002-9092
EISSN: 1467-8276
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: The author thanks Berhanu Abegaz, Nancy Chau, Pedro de Lima, Enrica Detragiache, Walt Enders, David Feldman, Harvey Lapan, M. Ali Khan, Cem Karayalcin, Devashish Mitra, Gian‐carlo Moschini, Peter Orazem, Dan Primont, Sarah Stafford, Charles Weise, seminar participants at the College of William and Mary, Florida International University, Iowa State University, Johns Hopkins University, and Southern Illinois University—Carbondale, and two anonymous referees for helpful suggestions and comments. The usual disclaimer applies.
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