Labor Substitutability in Labor Intensive Agriculture and Technological Change in the Presence of Foreign Labor

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Napasintuwong, Orachos; Emerson, Robert D.;
(2005)
  • Subject: Labor and Human Capital, | Morhishima elasticity of substitution, induced innovation, biased technical change, Labor and Human Capital, Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies, Q160, J430, O300,

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 be... View more
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