LABOR SUBSTITUTABILITY IN LABOR INTENSIVE AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN THE PRESENCE OF FOREIGN LABOR Report as inadecuate




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The Morishima elasticity of substitution (MES) is estimated to address factor substitutability in Florida agriculture during 1960-1999. By adopting a profit maximization model of induced innovation theory, the MES'’s between hired and self-employed labor and the MES’'s between labor and capital provide implications for future immigration policies.

Subject(s): Labor and Human Capital

Issue Date: 2004

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/20048

Total Pages: 25

Series Statement: Selected Paper

Record appears in: American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA) > 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO





Author: Napasintuwong, Orachos ; Emerson, Robert D.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/20048?ln=en



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