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Title Economic cevelopment in Palanpur over five decades / edited by Peter Lanjouw, Nicholas Stern
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998


Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 640 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface and Introduction; Contents; List of Tables; List of Contributors; I: The Village; 1. Palanpur: Population, Society, Economy; Introduction; Situation; Population; Society; Economy; Concluding Remarks; 2. Economic Development in Palanpur, 1957-93; Preamble; Population, Employment, and Technology; Asset Ownership; Private Incomes; Public Services; Social Inequality; Palanpur and Beyond; Appendix to chapter 2; II: The Economics of Change; II. A The Forces of Change; 3. Population Growth, Employment Expansion and Technological Change; Introduction; Population; Outside Employment
Agricultural Practices: 1957-8-1983-4Concluding Comments; Appendix to chapter 3; II. B Outcomes; 4. Poverty in Palanpur; Introduction; Issues of Measurement; The Incidence and Determinants of Poverty in 1983-4; Poverty andthe Characteristics of the Poor in Earlier Survey Years; Income Mobility; Mobility of Agricultural Labour Households; Concluding Comments; 5. Inequality; Introduction; Changes in the Palanpur Economy and their Effects on Inequality; Income Inequality; Outside Jobs; Agricultural Change; Concluding Comments; 6. Nutrition; Introduction
Environment and Domestic Economy in PalanpurThe Nutrition Survey; Nutritional Achievements; Conclusions; II. C Economic Institutions; 7. Labour; Introduction; Background; Aspects of Labour Contracts; Theories of Rural Labour Markets and Palanpur; Concluding Remarks; Appendix to chapter 7; 8. Tenancy; Introduction; Tenancy in Palanpur: Basic Features; Discussion; Concluding Remarks; Appendix to chapter 8; 9. Credit; Introduction and Background; Credit Transactions in Palanpur; Public Institutions; Allies and Patrons; Urban Moneylenders; Village Lenders
Credit Institutions in Comparative PerspectiveConcluding Remarks; References; Glossary; A; B; C; D; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; V; Z; Name Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; Subject Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary This is an account of economic development in Palanpur, a village in rural north India, based on surveys of the village over the period 1957 to 1993. The analysis focuses on the reasons behind its uneven progress, tying in background issues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic Policy.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Government & Business.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Economic Development.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Business Development.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Structural Adjustment.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- General.
Economic history.
Pālanpur (India) -- Economic conditions
India -- Pālanpur.
Form Electronic book
Author Lanjouw, Peter.
Stern, N. H. (Nicholas Herbert)
ISBN 0198288328