Growth and Distribution of Agrarian Assets in the Punjab

Publication Year : 1991

This is a micro study of the growth and distribution of nonland agrarian assets over time, in two villages of the Punjab.Widespread adoption of the Green Revolution inputs, seed and fertilizer,has generated a high rate of acquisition of agrarian assets, especiallytubewells and mechanisation. The HYV enhanced profitability and incomeshould have permitted an equally widespread acquisition of assets. Thisstudy uses an exogenous-endogenous model to show two constraints onasset acquisition.

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