Volume 8, Issue 2 (summer 2004)                   JCPP 2004, 8(2): 15-24 | Back to browse issues page


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A. A. Barati, J. Mir Mohammad Sadeghi, A. Khatoonabadi. Study of the Factor Involved in Non-farming Labor Supply in Rural Areas in Ghoochan Township. JCPP. 2004; 8 (2) :15-24
URL: http://jcpp.iut.ac.ir/article-1-421-en.html

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Considering the population growth and limitation of expansion in cultivation areas, employment in non-agricultural jobs in rural areas is inevitable. The purpose of this study is to investigate the factors affecting the supply of labor of the rural families on non-agricultural jobs in the rural areas. A sample of 300 families from rural areas of the Ghoochan Township in 2000-2001 was studied. The data were collected through interviews and questionnaires. The analysis used a multivariable regression equation. The results showed that: 1. The wage level of the non-agricultural experience of the person had positive effect on the supply of labors to non-agricultural jobs. 2. However, this effect was negative for the number of days the person worked on farm. Finally, since wages earned from non-agricultural jobs was higher than that of agricultural jobs. Therefore, it is suggested that for the purpose of increasing the income of rural people, non-agricultural jobs in rural areas be facilitated and encouraged
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