Water and Jobs: The Role of Irrigation Water Deliveries on Agricultural Employment

Sunding, David L., Kate Foreman, and Maximilian Auffhammer

from ARE Update Vol. 14, No. 4, Mar/Apr, 2011

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Abstract

Decreased irrigation water deliveries from the federal and state water projects are shown to have a significant negative impact on agricultural employment in California's Central Valley.

Keywords

water deliveries, irrigation, drought, employment, California, Central valley

Citation

Sunding, David L., Kate Foreman, and Maximilian Auffhammer. "Water and Jobs: The Role of Irrigation Water Deliveries on Agricultural Employment." ARE Update 14(4)(2011):9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2011/14/4/water-and-jobs-the-role-o/