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- Davis, Jason; Lopez-Carr, David
- Land use policy 2014 v.36 pp. 319-329
- decision making, etc ; cattle; crop production; farmers; households; income; issues and policy; labor; land degradation; land ownership; land use change; landscapes; livelihood; pastures; ranching; sales; small farms; small-scale farming; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Show all 22 Subjects
- ... We model Central American migrant-sending household agricultural practices given labor losses and the concomitant infusion of remittances. Under the new economics of labor migration (NELM) framework, it is hypothesized that smallholder farm households invest remittance income in their land either to increase crop production or to transition to cattle ranching. We test this hypothesis by developing ...
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