Job Preferences of Dairy Farmers in Eastern Switzerland:
A Discrete Choice Experiment

Markus Lips, Christian Gazzarin, Harry Telser

Published: 01.12.2016  〉 Volume 65 (2016), Number 4, 254-261  〉 Resort: Articles 
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ABSTRACT

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
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DR. MARKUS LIPS
Agroscope, Tänikon
CH-8356 Ettenhausen, Switzerland
e-mail: markus.lips@agroscope.admin.ch
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