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Unformatted text preview: Looking Within West Bengal more direct method focus only on West Bengal districts estimating the following equation ln y dt = d + t + b dt 1 + k k + ln X jdt + dt b dt = percentage of sharecroppers registered or the registration rate in dis-trict d at time t this captures program intensity Vector of controls X jdt Results indicate that Operation Barga raised average productivity by 20% Overall productivity went up by 69% Barga accounts for 28% of overall increase in agricultural productivity 4.3 Lin (1992) Property Rights Reform in China Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 75...
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