Economic context

WorkRise Shorts: Agricultural Worker Shortage with Diane Charlton

January 16, 2024

How much would real US farm wages have to rise to keep a constant labor supply coming from rural Mexico to US farms? Montana State University associate professor Diane Charlton dives into her research on the decline in agricultural labor supply from rural Mexico to the US and the relationship between wage increases and labor supply.

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