Water-related ag job losses much lower

Outlet: aguanomics.com

October 20, 2009

About nine months ago, Richard Howitt (my dissertation adviser at UC Davis) and his coauthors estimated the impact of reduced water exports from the Sac-SJ Delta on agricultural jobs and revenues in the San Joaquin Valley. In that study,* they estimated the impact to be a $1.6-2.2 billion drop in revenues and 60,000-80,000 job losses…

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