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The Productivity Imperative And The New Maine Economy, Maine State Planning Office Apr 1990

The Productivity Imperative And The New Maine Economy, Maine State Planning Office

Maine Collection

The Productivity Imperative and the New Maine Economy

Maine State Planning Office, Economics Division, April 1990.

Richard H. Silkman, Director; Stephen J. Adams, Principal Author

Contents: Introduction / Maine's New Economy / The Productivity Imperative / Meeting the Productivity Imperative / Conclusions / Notes / References


Moscone And Chesar Chavez, [Circa 1972], Unknown Jan 1972

Moscone And Chesar Chavez, [Circa 1972], Unknown

Mayor Moscone

Picture of George Moscone and Cesar Chavez marching in opposition to Proposition 22, an anti-union initiative.


Farm Labor Demand, Earl O. Heady, Stanley S. Johnson Jan 1962

Farm Labor Demand, Earl O. Heady, Stanley S. Johnson

CARD Reports

Agricultural income problems stem from forces operating in the national economy which affect both the supply of and demand for farm products, Since consumer demand for farm products is relatively unresponsive to changes in income, a rise in national and per capita income does not result in a similar increase in returns to the agricultural sector. The per capita demand for agricultural products decreases relative to other goods and services. Industries producing products the demand for which is relatively responsive to income changes bid up the prices of inputs used .in agriculture. Hence, farmers n costs rise relative to product ...


Demand For Labor In Agriculture, Stanley S. Johnson, Earl O. Heady Jan 1962

Demand For Labor In Agriculture, Stanley S. Johnson, Earl O. Heady

CARD Reports

Problems of depressed prices and incomes in agriculture are directly the result of a large supply of farm products. But a large supply of farm products is a function of the quantity of resources used in agriculture. Hence, knowledge of demand for and supply of resources is essential for policy and education directed toward solution of price and income problems of agriculture. The major objective of this study is to estimate demand and supply functions for one resource: labor. Demand and supply functions are estimated for hired labor, family labor and the total farm work force. Regression equations also are ...