Palanpur, 1957-93 by Jean Drẻze

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  • Pālanpur (India)

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  • Pālanpur (India) -- Economic conditions.,
  • Pālanpur (India) -- Social conditions.

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StatementJean Drẻze and Naresh Sharma.
SeriesOccasional paper / Centre for Development Economics ;, nos. 3-4, Occasional paper (Delhi School of Economics. Centre for Development Economics) ;, nos. 3-4.
ContributionsSharma, Naresh., Lanjouw, Peter., Delhi School of Economics. Centre for Development Economics
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LC ClassificationsHC438.P34 D47 1990z
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Pagination2 v. ;
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Open LibraryOL3595243M
LC Control Number2002309439

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Surveys the broad process of economic and social change in Palanpur between and Population growth, occupational diversification, and technological change are identified as key forces of change in the village economy. The evolution of asset ownership is studied. Changes in income levels and their distribution are examined.

Access to and provision of public Palanpur is analysed. This Palanpur provides an account of economic development in Palanpur, a village in rural North India, based on five detailed surveys of the village over the period to These five decades have seen economic well-being rise in some important respects, but stagnation and even decline in other areas.

The analysis presented here focuses on Palanpur reasons behind this uneven progress. This book provides an account of economic development in Palanpur, a village in rural North India, based on five detailed surveys of the village over the period to These five decades have seen economic well-being rise in some important respects, but stagnation and even decline in other areas.

Drèze, J. () ‘Economic Development in Palanpur, Occupational Change, Land Ownership and Social Inequalit y’ in Breman et al. William Davidson Institute Working Paper Numbe r Author: Peter Lanjouw. This book investigates the varying economic fortunes of Palanpur, a village in rural North India, between andbuilding on the research begun in 'Palanpur: The Economics of an Indian The authors present and analyse detailed qualitative and quantitative.

Economic Development in Palanpur Over Five Decades Peter Lanjouw, Nicholas Stern This 1957-93 book provides an account of economic development in Palanpur, a village in rural North India, based on five detailed surveys of the village over the period to This book provides an account of economic Palanpur in Palanpur, a village in rural north India, based on five detailed surveys of the village over the period to These five decades have seen economic well being rise in some important respects, but stagnation and even decline in other areas.

The analysis presented here focuses on the reasons behind this uneven progress. This book provides an account of economic development in Palanpur, a village in rural North India, based on five detailed surveys of the village over the period to 1957-93 book authors tie in the background issues of the evolution of poverty and inequality and mobility over time with causal factors such as technological progress, demographic.

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Palanpur, Occasional Paper / Centre. Jean Drèze (born ) is a Belgian-born Indian economist, social scientist and activist. He has worked on several developmental issues facing India like hunger, famine, gender inequality.

His co-authors include Nobel laureate in economics Amartya Sen, with whom he has written on famine, Nicholas Stern, with whom he has written on policy reform when market prices are distorted, and Nobel. The book based on Palanpur fieldwork is lucidly written and well documented.

I have pointed out in the section on caste, Kinship, and locality that sociologically the point of departure for village studies in the s was the social structure of the village community. which of course meant a focus on the caste fact, Louis Dumont.

The book is dealing with various issues and concerns pertaining to the North East region and the other marginalized communities in India and beyond.

Economic Development in Palanpur, – This book explores the role of public action in eliminating deprivation and expanding Palanpur freedoms in India. The analysis is based on a broad and integrated view of development, which focuses on wellbeing and freedom rather than the standard indicators of economic growth.

The authors place human agency at centre stage, and stress the complementary roles of different institutions (economic. Examines how the distribution of income and land has altered under the influence of demographic, technological, and occupational change.

Inequality levels and trends are described. Inequality is decomposed by social group as well as by income source. Changes in land use are related to changes in the distribution of land owned and cultivated. Request PDF | Falling Poverty, Rising Privations: Trends over a Quarter Century in a Slum and a Village near Delhi | The need to track multi-dimensional poverty in place of just subsistence is.

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Every year millions of people are losing their lives around the world, undeterred by the widespread opulence and remarkably higher per capita income, because of sporadic famines, endemic undernourishment, and destitution; let alone those hundreds of millions leading lives of never-ending vulnerability and want.

Print publication date: Print ISBN Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November DOI: / Drèze, Jean, Peter Lanjouw, and Naresh Sharma. “Economic Development in Palanpur, –” In Peter Lanjouw and Nicholas Stern, eds. Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades.

Oxford and New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Google Scholar. This book argues that an assessment of India's failure to eliminate basic deprivations Recent diagnoses of this failure of policy have concentrated on the counterproductive role of government regulation, and on the need for economic incentives to accelerate the growth of the economy/5(3).

Discusses the basic features of casual labour in Palanpur. Various aspects of labour contracts are highlighted. The isolation of the labour market is emphasized, and the absence of labour tying and inter‐linkage is noted.

A variety of systems of payments are described and seasonal unemployment is studied. The findings from the Palanpur study are compared with those from other village studies.

Presents an analytical description and interpretation of tenancy in Palanpur. The basic features of tenancy in Palanpur are highlighted. The incidence of tenancy and the prevailing types of tenancy contracts are described. The relationship between landlords and tenants is studied. The persistence and efficiency of sharecropping is analysed.

The differential access to land of skilled farmers is. Economic development in Palanpur over five decades. Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. DRÈZE, J. (), Palanpur ‘’93 Occupational change, land ownership and societal inequality.

Studies the nutritional status of a sample of agricultural households in Palanpur, particularly children. Morbidity and attitudes to illness are discussed. Anthropometric data on children are analysed. Nutritional achievements of adults, based on the body mass index, are studied. Gender differences are highlighted.

Hunger and Public Action book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Examining the problem of hunger in the modern world and the /5(3). This book explores the role of public action in eliminating deprivation and expanding human freedoms in India. The analysis is based on a broad and integrated view of development, which focuses on well-being and freedom rather than the standard indicators of economic growth/5(5).

Abstract. By examining the changing land sale market in six villages of Maharashtra, in the context of legal restrictions on the purchase of agricultural land by non-agriculturists, the chapter reports a sudden rise in land prices during the late reforms period, i.e.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: The village focus / Jan Breman --Longitudinal analysis of structural change in a North Indian villiage, / Ashwani Saith and Ajay Tankha --Palanpur occupational change, land ownership and social inequality / Jean Drèze --Coming back to Thaiyur: health and.

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Table 3 presents income levels for the survey years from –58 to – Based on these figures it appears that real per capita incomes in Palanpur grew during –58 and –85, but not rapidly.

13 As in most parts of India during this period, economic growth was sluggish. Even so, per capita income growth in Palanpur was widely acknowledged by villagers themselves to have.

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