Off-farm work decisions on Dutch cash crop farms and the 1992 and Agenda 2000 CAP reforms

A double hurdle model of off-farm work participation and off-farm labour income was derived and estimated consistent with a farm household model. It was found that rationing and unexpected transaction costs inhibit farm households from participating in off-farm work. The 1992 and the Agenda 2000 CAP reforms are most likely to increase the off-farm employment of arable farm households, but its full effect cannot be realised because of inhibitions to enter off-farm activities. Household and farm characteristics have different impacts on off-farm work participation and on the level of off-farm labour income. © 2000 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.


Issue Date:
2000-03
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/175390
Published in:
Agricultural Economics: The Journal of the International Association of Agricultural Economists, Volume 22, Issue 2
Page range:
163-171
Total Pages:
10




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