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Title:The Economics of Cotton Harvest Mechanization in the United States, 1920--1970
Author(s):Grove, Wayne Allison
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Alston, Lee J.
Department / Program:Economics
Discipline:Economics
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Engineering, Agricultural
Abstract:Currently farmers mechanically harvest only 20 percent of the world's cotton. This study of the patterns and consequences of cotton harvest mechanization provides insight for policy makers in countries where this type of future technological change will elicit enormous rural-to-urban migration and capital-for-labor substitution.
Issue Date:2000
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:250 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/85669
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9971085
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2000


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