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The Land Issue: Scarce Resource?

Paul Sillitoe

in From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter tries to determine if the concept of scarcity, such as in terms of the scarcity of land, actually exists within the New Guinea economy. It first considers the possibility that there are ... More


Urban Development

Arvind Panagariya, Pinaki Chakraborty, and M. Govinda Rao

in State Level Reforms, Growth, and Development in Indian States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199367863
eISBN:
9780199367887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367863.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Given the crucial importance of urbanization in the transition of an economy from an agrarian rural structure to a modern industrial one, this chapter discusses the policies conducive to healthy ... More


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