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Landownership Inequality and the Income Distribution Consequences of Economic Growth

Michael Carter

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Addresses the question of whether agrarian structure (land ownership inequality) can explain increasing income inequality. The second section begins the chapter with a conventional income inequality ... More


Sida Aid in Electricity and Natural Resource Projects in Zambia

Clark C. Gibson

in The Samaritan's Dilemma: The Political Economy of Development Aid

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278855
eISBN:
9780191602863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278857.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The incentive structures for several actors in the action arenas of three Sida-supported projects in Zambia are identified using the Institutional Analysis and Development (IAD) framework, to examine ... More


Rational Resistance to Land Privatization: The Behaviour of Russia’s Rural Producers in Response to Agrarian Reforms, 1861–2000

Carol Scott Leonard

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyses rural opposition to land privatization in the post-Soviet transition era that draws explicit parallels with the resistance by Russian peasants to early twentieth-century ... More


Informal Wages in the Presence of Agricultural and Manufacturing Sectors

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

in The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the welfare implications of changing wage and employment situations in the informal sector by constructing a comprehensive model. The structure involves an agricultural sector ... More


The First Industrial Revolution

Jonathan Scott

in How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter concerns the Industrial Revolution. The Industrial Revolution involved the transformation of organic economies by means of a complex of changes which gave birth to the modern world. In ... More


The Modernisation of Scottish Agriculture

A. Cameron Ewen

in The Transformation of Scotland: The Economy since 1700

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614325
eISBN:
9780748653348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614325.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter shows how the agriculture sector underwent considerable modernisation, becoming increasingly capital intensive and less labour intensive. Agriculture also benefited from various regimes ... More


Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered: Botswana

Morten Jerven

in Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689910
eISBN:
9780191770388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689910.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The consensus in the literature has traced the success of Botswana to the country’s growth-promoting policies. This chapter is based on the analysis of national statistics and finds that in Botswana, ... More


Growth Without Development: The Garment, Rice, and Livestock Sectors in Cambodia

Sophal Ear

in Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161121
eISBN:
9780231530927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161121.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines recent economic growth in Cambodia by focusing on the governance consequences of aid dependence in three economic sectors: garment, rice, and livestock. It begins with an ... More


Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered: Kenya

Morten Jerven

in Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689910
eISBN:
9780191770388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689910.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Kenya’s relative good growth performance is widely thought to be underpinned by its commitment to capitalist development .However, an analysis of national statistics finds that the growth experiences ... More


Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered: Tanzania

Morten Jerven

in Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689910
eISBN:
9780191770388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689910.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The consensus in the literature is that Tanzania suffered the results of a failed socialist development experiment. However, an analysis of national statistics finds that the growth experiences of ... More


Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered: Zambia

Morten Jerven

in Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689910
eISBN:
9780191770388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689910.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The consensus in the literature has attributed the dismal experience of Zambia to economic mismanagement. It is argued here that economic growth in Zambia (except for mining) was surprisingly fast in ... More


Is Agricultural Production Becoming More or Less Sensitive to Extreme Heat?: Evidence from US Corn and Soybean Yields

Michael J. Roberts and Wolfram Schlenker

in The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the effect of a changing climate on agricultural output and how heat tolerance has evolved over time. Empirical studies on the potential effects of climate change in the ... More


Romania

Mocanu Cristina

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

After the communist regime collapsed, the education system in Romania had to cope with several problems. The system was designed to provide skilled workers for an industrialised country, and, during ... More


Mo-dernizing the Sugar Industry: Cane Expansion and the Path toward Rationalization

Thomas D. Rogers

in The Deepest Wounds: A Labor and Environmental History of Sugar in Northeast Brazil

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834336
eISBN:
9781469603902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899588_rogers.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter suggests what workers actually want. The explanation in this chapter depends on an investigation of agricultural change and its reception by both planters and workers. A ... More


Economic Growth in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia Reconsidered

Morten Jerven

in Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689910
eISBN:
9780191770388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689910.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The consensus in the literature has traced the success of Botswana to growth-promoting policies, while the dismal experience of Zambia has been attributed to economic mismanagement. Kenya’s ... More


Business History in Chile 1850–1945

Luis Ortega

in Business History in Latin America: The Experience of Seven Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237235
eISBN:
9781846312700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312700.006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the history of business in Chile from 1850 to 1945. It shows that the history of business has been a marginal component in the development of Chile. The combined production of ... More


Introduction and Summary

Don Fullerton and Catherine Wolfram

in The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book addresses US climate policy in the broader context, including its possible effects on a range of economic outcomes. The design of a climate policy includes decisions about how to administer ... More


Agricultural Transformation in the Savannah: Perspectives from the Village

Michael Johnson, Nazaire Houssou, Shashidhara Kolavalli, and Peter Hazell

in Ghana's Economic and Agricultural Transformation: Past Performance and Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845348
eISBN:
9780191880599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845348.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines how farmers have adjusted their farming practices since the 1980s, especially in response to emerging land scarcities, rising wages, and changing markets. Data was collected in ... More


The European extension

Eric Richards

in The genesis of international mass migration: The British case, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526131485
eISBN:
9781526138910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131485.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Across much of Europe in the late nineteenth century there was a fundamental problem, notably in those zones where industrialisation had had little impact and where the agricultural sector confronted ... More


Settling into the City: American Indian Migration and Urbanization, 1900–1945

Nicolas G. Rosenthal

in Reimagining Indian Country: Native American Migration and Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835555
eISBN:
9781469601755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869994_rosenthal.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses the migration and settling of American Indians to American cities in the twentieth century. Throughout the first half of the twentieth century, the American Indian population ... More


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