WEEK 07 (Lecture outline)

WEEK 07 (Lecture outline) - DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS ECOS 3002...

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DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS ECOS 3002 Second Semester, 2009 Week 7: Role of the State The Imperative of Agricultural Progress and Rural Development The heavy emphasis in the past on rapid industrialisation may have been misplaced Agricultural development is now seen as an important part of any development strategy Agricultural Growth: Past Progress and Current Challenges Agriculture accounts for a much lower share of total output Agricultural production is rising but unevenly (Figure 9.2) Low land productivity in developing countries (Table 9.1) The Structure of Agrarian Systems in the Developing World Three types of countries (Figure 9.3) Agrarian patterns in Latin America, Asia & Africa
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(Table 9.2) (Table 9.3) The Important Role of Women The Economics of Agricultural Development: Transition From Peasant to Commercial Farming Subsistence farming: risk aversion, uncertainty, and survival (Figure 9.5)
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2010 for the course ECOS 3002 taught by Professor Dulip during the Three '10 term at University of Sydney.

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WEEK 07 (Lecture outline) - DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS ECOS 3002...

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