Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades

Synopsis

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 1957 to 1993. The 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 and sectoral changes, the operation of markets, and the role of public action.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Jean Drèze
  • Christopher Bliss
  • Peter Lanjouw
  • Nicholas Stern
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1998