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Tables and ﬁgures in this lecture are taken from:
Chapters 11 & 12 of Ray (1998)
Burgess, R. (2004), Mao’s Legacy: Access to Land and Hunger in
Modern China. mimeo Department of Economics and STICERD,
Class based on Besley, T. and Burgess, R. (2000). Land Reform,
Poverty Reduction, and Growth: Evidence from India. The Quarterly
Journal of Economics, 115(2):389430. 5.1 Burgess (2004) Mao’s Legacy: Access to Land and Hunger in Modern China
Finding effective means to tackle poverty is crucial to the deﬁning mission
of development economics
But which forms of intervention have/can be effective?
Should we just rely on growth promoting policies to reduce poverty? 83 ...
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