How infrastructure and financial institutions affect agricultural output and investment in India
AbstractHow do the decisions of farmers, financial institutions, and government agencies interact and affect agricultural investment and output in a region - and to what extent are these"actors"influenced by a region's location and agroclimactic endowments (for example, rainfall or the soil's moisture-holding capacity). This paper presents an attempt to quantify the relationships between key factors, using district level time-series data from India.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The World Bank in its series Policy Research Working Paper Series with number 163.
Date of creation: 31 Mar 1989
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Economic Theory&Research; Agricultural Research; Financial Intermediation; Banks&Banking Reform; Environmental Economics&Policies;
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- Binswanger, Hans P. & Khandker, Shahidur R. & Rosenzweig, Mark R., 1993. "How infrastructure and financial institutions affect agricultural output and investment in India," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 41(2), pages 337-366, August.
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