The Impact of Agricultural Mechanization on Employment. Substitution and Complementarity in Spain.

Pedro Arias, Silverio Alarcón, María Botey


This study is focused on analyzing the relationship between two factors traditionally seen as substitutable, namely mechanization and agricultural employment. To this aim, we have estimated mechanization levels according to the number of registered tractors and employment levels according to personnel employed in agriculture. The methodology used is based on the univariate analysis of time series in order to assess their individual behavior.

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