The Equity Consequences Of Public Irrigation Investments: The Case Of Surface Irrigation Subsidies In India
AbstractThis paper is organized as follows. Section 1 reviews the structure of surface irrigation charges and the trends in irrigation expenditures and revenues in India. Section 2 discusses the measurement of irrigation subsidies and the data. Section 3 examines the incidence of surface irrigation subsidies and section 4 summarizes the magnitude of these sudsidies. Section 5 elaborates the policy implications of the findings of the study.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by International Association of Agricultural Economists in its series 2003 Annual Meeting, August 16-22, 2003, Durban, South Africa with number 25853.
Date of creation: 2003
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Resource /Energy Economics and Policy;
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