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Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades$
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Peter Lanjouw and Nicholas Stern

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780198288329

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198288328.001.0001

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Population Growth, Employment Expansion and Technological Change

Population Growth, Employment Expansion and Technological Change

(p.243) Chapter 3 Population Growth, Employment Expansion and Technological Change
Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades

Christopher Bliss

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Nicholas Stern (Contributor Webpage)

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Provides a detailed examination of the key forces of change in Palanpur over the survey period. The more than doubling of the village population over the survey period is analysed. The expansion of non‐farm employment opportunities outside the village is documented. The determinants of access to and income from non‐farm sources are studied. Changing agricultural practices are assessed. Agricultural technologies, land‐utilization practices, cropping patterns, and yields are found to have undergone significant change.

Keywords:   agricultural technology, crop yields, cropping patterns, employment opportunities, land utilization, non‐farm income, population growth

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