Does Land Reform Matter? An Empirical Analysis of Indian States

Published By: IIMA on eSS | Published Date: December, 12 , 2010

This article looks into the role of land reform in comparison to concentric ef fort to augment agricultural GDP. Redistribut ive land reform policy aims to improve land endowments of poor, though varies among states in respect to political wi ll and implementation. Panel data of fifteen main states from 1980 to 2003 is used to understand whether land reforms have any appreciable impact on reducing rural poverty. [W.P. No. 2010-12-01]. URL:[http://www.iimahd.ernet.in/assets/snippets/workingpaperpdf/2010-12-01Debdatta.pdf].

Author(s): Debdatta Pal, Varsha Khandker | Posted on: Aug 18, 2011 | Views(752) | Download (489)


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