The purpose of this paper is to examine the factors affecting the relative variability in farm and off-farm income for Canadian farm operators, using a dataset of 17,000 farm operators from 2001 to 2006.
The paper found that...
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Despite the recognition of growing heterogeneity among farms in recent years, little is known about the range of variations in farm income and farm profitability across farms of different sizes in Ontario. Are there economies of scale or...
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The farm sector has evolved from a homogeneous group - with relatively few differences in size, management, and composition - to one with significant differences even within specific commodity sector. There are now distinctions between farm, ...
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Poon, Kenneth; Weersink, Alfons; Deaton, Brady
data demand, data supply, farm heterogeneity, policy
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SPAA working papers, 2011-8
NOTE: The published version of this working paper is now available HERE
Poon, Kenneth; Alfons, Weersink
Relative variability; farm and off- farm income