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Farm mechanization research: Assessing the consequences

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Refugio I. Rochin, University of California

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California Agriculture 32(8):8-10.

Published August 01, 1978

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Monies expended on mechanization research can gield significantly high net returns to society, despite evidence of large adjustment costs.Presents a partial response to accurately gauging the worth of mechanization research, offering a better understanding of the kinds of questions that must be answered to assess university research on farm mechanization.

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Revised version of paer presented to the Southwest Labor Studies Conference, session on “Technological Change in Agriculture”, March 17, 1978, Berkeley, Calarnk Tie author ratefully acknow ledges the helpful suggestions of colleagues Philip Martin, Stanley S. Johnson, B. Delworth Gardner, and Roger Garrett.

Farm mechanization research: Assessing the consequences

Refugio I. Rochin
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Farm mechanization research: Assessing the consequences

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Authors

Refugio I. Rochin, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 32(8):8-10.

Published August 01, 1978

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Monies expended on mechanization research can gield significantly high net returns to society, despite evidence of large adjustment costs.Presents a partial response to accurately gauging the worth of mechanization research, offering a better understanding of the kinds of questions that must be answered to assess university research on farm mechanization.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Revised version of paer presented to the Southwest Labor Studies Conference, session on “Technological Change in Agriculture”, March 17, 1978, Berkeley, Calarnk Tie author ratefully acknow ledges the helpful suggestions of colleagues Philip Martin, Stanley S. Johnson, B. Delworth Gardner, and Roger Garrett.


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