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Rural Labour Allocation

John Knight and Lina Song

in Towards a Labour Market in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245277
eISBN:
9780191602207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245274.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines how peasant households in China allocate their labour among migration, rural industry, and farming. It is shown that the average and marginal returns to rural labour differ ... More


India and Palanpur: A Story of Change

Himanshu, Peter Lanjouw, and Nicholas Stern

in How Lives Change: Palanpur, India, and Development Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198806509
eISBN:
9780191844102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806509.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The seven decades of the Palanpur study cover India’s life as an independent nation. The chapter highlights those changes in India’s economy and policy that relate, and are relevant, to our ... More


Tenancy in Palanpur

Himanshu, Peter Lanjouw, and Nicholas Stern

in How Lives Change: Palanpur, India, and Development Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198806509
eISBN:
9780191844102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806509.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines, in detail, the nature and trends in tenancy in Palanpur. It explores the ways in which the evolution of tenancy is associated with land ownership patterns, landlord–tenant ... More


Ethnic Disadvantage: Evidence Using Panel Data

Saurabh Singhal and Ulrik Beck

in Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796961
eISBN:
9780191838613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796961.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the ethnic disadvantage in rural Viet Nam, focusing on the magnitude of the majority–minority gap and constraints on ethnic minority households that contribute to the gap. ... More


Prospects of Employment Generation in Jammu & Kashmir

Bilal Ahmad Khan

in Jammu & Kashmir: Levels, Issues, and Prospects of Employment Generation

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780192849656
eISBN:
9780191944772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192849656.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Unfortunately, that the youth, despite their contributions to national developments, find themselves trapped in a culture marked by violence and frustration. This is the best time for state to invest ... More


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