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Income Sources of Farm Households in India: Determinants, Distributional Consequences and Policy Implications

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  • Birthal, Pratap Singh
  • Negi, Digvijay S.
  • Jha, Awadesh K.
  • Singh, Dhiraj

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  • Birthal, Pratap Singh & Negi, Digvijay S. & Jha, Awadesh K. & Singh, Dhiraj, 2014. "Income Sources of Farm Households in India: Determinants, Distributional Consequences and Policy Implications," Agricultural Economics Research Review, Agricultural Economics Research Association (India), vol. 27(1).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aerrae:170255
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.170255
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