Ag Policy report cited in article

October 6, 2021

Seung Cho, Jun Lee, John WintersA recent Agricultural Policy Review report by Seung Cho, Jun Lee and John Winters was cited in an Oct. 5 Daily Yonder story, "Why Rural is Hard to Define."

We also see a gap in job availability and wages: Analysis from the Agricultural Policy Review at Iowa State University found that rural areas had lower monthly labor force participation rates from January 2019 through May 2020. They attribute this to a variety of factors, including “differing employment opportunities, age structure, [and] gender norms.”


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