Structural Change Out of Agriculture: Labor Push versus Labor Pull

A declining agricultural employment share is a key feature of economic development. Its main drivers are: improvements in agricultural technology combined with Engel's law release resources from agriculture ("labor push"), and improvements in industrial technology attract labor out of...

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Volume: 3
Main Author: Alvarez-Cuadrado, Francisco
Poschke, Markus
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: American Economic Association 2011
published in: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics Vol. 3; no. 3; pp. 127 - 58
Data of publication: 2011
Series: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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