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Poverty Decline, Agricultural Wages, and Non-Farm Employment in Rural India

Publisher: The World Bank Development Research Group

The paper analyze five rounds of National Sample Survey data covering 1983, 1987/8, 1993/4, 1999/0, and 2004/5 to explore the relationship between rural diversification and poverty. The analysis also confirms the important contribution to rural poverty reduction from agricultural productivity, availability of land, and consumption levels in proximate urban areas.

Author(s): Rinku Murgai, Peter Lanjouw | Views(508) | Download (154)

  
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