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Unformatted text preview: gaining power – hence expect drop in output and decrease in poverty land reforms – affect how agency problems are solved and hence can there-fore generate both output and distributional effects Conclusions Central Findings – land reform has contributed towards poverty reduc-tion in India. This explains about 1 tenth of the actual poverty reduction in India over the period (around 8 million individuals). The results are robust to a number of concerns and also show up in wage data. Poverty has fallen even though output effects are absent. Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 107...
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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.
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