Can Non-Agricultural Employment Reduce Rural Poverty? Evidence from Mexico
This paper explores the role of the local context on the effectiveness of policy interventions in reducing poverty through non-agricultural rural employment (NARE). NARE is negatively associated to poverty in Mexico. Manufacturing employment is more pover
Volume (Year): 41 (2004)
Issue (Month): 124 ()
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