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Selection and absolute advantage in farming and entrepreneurship

Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado (McGill University and CIREQ), Francesco Amodio (McGill University, CIREQ and IZA), Markus Poschke (McGill University, CIREQ and IZA) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Output per worker is lower in poor countries than in rich countries, and relatively more so in the agricultural sector. Sorting of heterogeneous workers can contribute to explain this fact if comparative and absolute advantage are aligned in agriculture, implying that average productivity in agricul...

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Volume: no. 12878
Main Author: Alvarez-Cuadrado, Francisco
Amodio, Francesco
Poschke, Markus
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : December 2019
Erscheinungsort: (Ort)Bonn
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (72 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 12878
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT020344563 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn