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Post-Collective Land Tenure: An Analysis of Assignment Rules and Farm Productivity *

Louis Putterman

in Continuity and Change in China’s Rural Development: Collective and Reform Eras in Perspective

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078725
eISBN:
9780199854950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078725.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a detailed discussion of the effects of different land-allocation formula on farm productivity, distribution of income, and eventually, economic growth. Scholars assert that ... More


Spatial and Gendered Linkages Between Non-Farm Diversification and Farm Productivity in Ghana

Fred Mawunyo Dzanku and Daniel B. Sarpong

in Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198799283
eISBN:
9780191839641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799283.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses both household panel and cross-sectional data to examine the relationship between non-farm diversification and farm labour productivity; is asks whether the gender of the ... More


The Adoption of Modern Methods

Robert C. Allen

in Enclosure and the Yeoman: The Agricultural Development of the South Midlands 1450-1850

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282969
eISBN:
9780191684425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282969.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses an assessment of open and enclosed farmers through a comparison of how rapidly they adopted the package of improvements that helped raise productivity during the early modern ... More


Environmental, Technological, and Institutional Factors in the Growth of Rice Production: Philippines, Thailand, and Taiwan

S. C. Hsieh and Vernon W. Ruttan

in Can Economic Growth Be Sustained?: The Collected Papers of Vernon W. Ruttan and Yujiro Hayami

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199754359
eISBN:
9780190261320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754359.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes why rice farming productivity was higher in Taiwan than in the Philippines and Thailand before the Asian Green Revolution of the late 1960s. It focuses on two hypotheses ... More


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