Irrigation and gender roles

Journal of Development Economics Vol/Iss. 163 Elsevier Published In Pages: 1-15
By Fredriksson, Per G. , Gupta, Satyendra Kumar


Ideas about gender roles in labor as derived from irrigation potential and plough use are transmitted across generations in America.


Data from the American Community Survey shows that irrigation potential and traditional plough use impact the opinions on female labor force participation for 1.5 and 2nd generation immigrants.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Ordered Logistic RegressionSupportedSee table on page 11See table on page 11UNKNOWN