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Unformatted text preview: body of land reform legislation ever passed in the world Data considerations make it ideal for assessing impacts on poverty and growth: (i) under 1950 constitution – land reform is a state subject (ii) many forms of different types of land reform attempted in different states (iii) federal democracy – scope to understand political economy of policy determination (iv) common institutions (v) common data collection methodologies – comparable poverty mea-sures (NSS) (vi) long time period covering numerous land reform episodes We use panel data on sixteen Indian states 1958-1992 to study impacts on poverty and growth of four types of land reform (i) tenancy reforms Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 96...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course ECO 307 taught by Professor Dublin during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '10