Estimating farm labor elasticities to analyze the effects of immigration reform
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Estimating farm labor elasticities to analyze the effects of immigration reform by James A. Duffield

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Agriculture and Rural Economy Division in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Agricultural laborers -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Emigration and immigration law -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Elasticity (Economics)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJames A. Duffield.
SeriesStaff report -- no. AGES 9013., ERS staff report -- no. AGES 9013.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. Agriculture and Rural Economy Division.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17675504M

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models to analyze this question,1 relatively little empirical evidence is available.2 In this paper we use variation in the fraction of immigrants across different cities to measure the effects of immigration on the labor market outcomes of less-skilled natives. We assemble information from the.   A discussion featuring data on immigration trends and the agricultural workforce, and some of the adjustments that farm employers are making, including increased mechanization, improved wages and benefits, and the increased use of the H-2A program. University of California-Davis’s Phil Martin, along with researchers from the the U.S. Department of . Agricultural Labor and Immigration Reform. but that policies designed to encourage crop diversification must consider broad effects as well as farm-level benefits. Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) would make it possible for farm workers to reunite with their families; to work, live and to participate in their communities without fear. We believe that any such bill should also include strong protections for farm workers who enter the country as guest workers (with an H2A Visa) and that these workers.