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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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(p.462) Chapter 8 Tenancy
Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades

Naresh Sharma

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Presents an analytical description and interpretation of tenancy in Palanpur. The basic features of tenancy in Palanpur are highlighted. The incidence of tenancy and the prevailing types of tenancy contracts are described. The relationship between landlords and tenants is studied. The persistence and efficiency of sharecropping is analysed. The differential access to land of skilled farmers is investigated in an appendix.

Keywords:   farming skill, sharecropping, tenancy, tenancy contracts

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