University of California, Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics ARE 150 Fall 2011 Philip Martin Dist 9/22/11 [email protected]Due 10/4/11 Review Questions 1 Please type or write neatly, and put your discussion section, 4-5 or 5-6, on your answers. Each answer is worth one point. 1. What is a revolving-door labor market, and one implication of a revolving-door farm labor market for (1) employers, (2) unions, and (3) public policy? 2. A. What are farm employer and worker advocate definitions of the seasonal farm labor problem, and how do these definitions affect recommended solutions? B. How do definitions of poverty affect recommended solutions? 3. A. What did the ALRA do for farm workers? B. What are four explanations for why the ALRA failed to be a self-help tool for farm workers? 4. A. Explain the 3-S concepts that make California agriculture different from agriculture in other states. B. Explain the 3-C concepts that make the California farm labor market different from most other labor markets.
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