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Globalization and Rural America

Globalization has been a great benefit to rural America in that it has opened overseas markets for its agriculture. Yet, there is growing concern that U.S. rural communities will lose not only their share of agricultural trade but also nonfarm jobs to global competition. This article examines how they can remain competitive relative to low-income countries.

Publication Name
Chicago Fed Letter
Downloadable Documents
Robert L. Thompson
Chicago, IL: The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Publication Date
June 01, 2007
Publication Type
Farm Bill

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