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|Title:||Households' income-generating activities and marginal returns to labor in rural Tanzania|
|Organization:||Dept of Economics, University of Gothenburg|
|Series/Report no.:||Working Papers in Economics|
|Abstract:||This study uses detailed household-level data to investigate income and activity diversification among households in rural Tanzania. Unlike previous research on diversification, I explicitly evalutate marginal returns within different activities, aiming to assess whether households are able to allocate labor so as to maximize their incomes, and what factors determine if they do. The findings indicate that specialization in agriculture is not correlated with household welfare, and that agricultur... more|
|Description:||JEL Classification: D13; J22; J31; Q12|
|Appears in Collections:||Working papers|
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