Job Preferences of Dairy Farmers in Eastern Switzerland:
Markus Lips, Christian Gazzarin, Harry Telser
Published: 01.12.2016 〉 Volume 65 (2016), Number 4, 254-261 〉 Resort: Articles
Submitted: N. A. 〉 Feedback to authors after first review: N. A. 〉 Accepted: N. A.
Using a discrete choice experiment and a mixed-effects logit model, this article analyses the job preferences of 300 dairy farmers in the eastern part of Switzerland who intend to stay in milk production. The results show that a shift to suckler cow husbandry plus additional employment or to a job completely outside of agriculture would only be considered by dairy farmers in exchange for