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Cover for The Chayanov life cycle in upland villages of Laos: socio-economic differentiation driven by state involvement.

This chapter reviews the past and current drivers of socio-economic differentiation in the Phunoy villages of Phongsaly, in northern Laos. Until very recently, the economy of these communities relied on shifting cultivation. Socio-economic differentiation in this context was limited due to the...

Author(s)
Ducourtieux, O.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Market access, agricultural productivity and allocative efficiency in the banana sector of Uganda.

This chapter analyses the factors influencing productivity and farm labour allocative efficiency in a banana-based production system in Uganda. A production function was estimated to analyse factors contributing to differences in banana production in three regions. Following a household economics...

Author(s)
Bagamba, F.; Burger, K.; Ruben, R.; Kuyvenhoven, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Land and labour market participation decisions under imperfect markets: a case study in North-east Jiangxi Province, China.

This chapter analyses the factors influencing household land and labour market decisions in rural China. It shows that, when land and labour market imperfections exist, decisions on land and labour use are made jointly and therefore need to be analysed as such. The insights gained from jointly...

Author(s)
Feng ShuYi; Heerink, N.; Ruben, R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Land and labour allocation decisions in the shift from subsistence to commercial agriculture.

This chapter assesses farm household land and labour allocation decisions under imperfect factor and product markets. A non-separable farm household model is adapted to obtain econometric estimates of land and labour allocation decisions under different market participation regimes. Survey data...

Author(s)
Jaleta, M.; Gardebroek, C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy reform and US agricultural adjustment capacity.

This chapter develops a US macro-micro model that reflects diversity in the exposure of producers to the effects of global trade policy reform, and in their capacity to adjust to market changes. The macro model is used to simulate the aggregate effects of a stylized scenario of global agricultural...

Author(s)
Burfisher, M. E.; Hanson, K.; Hopkins, J.; Somwaru, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
Book chapter

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