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Agrarian Change and Structural Transformation: Drivers and Distributional Outcomes

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Göran Djurfeldt, Ola Hall, and Maria Archila Bustos

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/9780198799283.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines agrarian changes triggered by the structural transformation of the overall economy, focusing on their drivers and distributional outcomes. By means of multi-level modelling of ... More


Non-farm Diversification, Inequality, and Mobility in Palanpur*

Himanshu, Peter Lanjouw, Rinku Murgai, and Nicholas Stern

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the changing nature of non-farm diversification over time at the all-India level along with changes in a small village in northern India. The analysis based on the longitudinal ... More


Poverty, Inequality, and Mobility 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/9780198806509.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Palanpur offers the rare opportunity to simultaneously examine levels and trends in poverty, inequality, and income mobility over an extended period. This chapter documents the evolution of these ... More


Technology Use, Gender, and Impact of Non-Farm Income on Agricultural Investment: An Empirical Analysis of Maize Production in Two Regions of Kenya

Stephen K. Wambugu, Joseph T. Karugia, and Willis Oluoch-Kosura

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/9780198799283.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines maize productivity, technology use in maize, and the impact of non-farm income (NFI) on agricultural investment in Kenya, giving them a gender dimension. The study first ... More


Theory and India

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/9780198806509.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines theories of economic development and growth and asks how these can help in our understanding of the dynamics of changing individual circumstances in Palanpur. The core ideas of ... More


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