IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this article

Regional Distribution of Agricultural Incomes in Pakistan: An Intertemporal Analysis

Listed author(s):

    (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad.)


    (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad.)

Registered author(s):

    The stagnant agriculture sector of the Fifties was transformed into a dynamic one in Pakistan by the technological breakthroughs made in the early Sixties. The installation of private tubewells, introduction of high-yielding varieties (HWs) for various crops, the rising use of chemical fertilizers and insecticides and the mechanization of tillage operations have ensured growth rates of agricultural output unknown in the Indo.Pakistan subcontinent. Although the desirability of these technological changes in terms of growth cannot be doubted, it was argued in many studies that the technology would likely lead to increasing rural income disparities in Pakistan thus thwarting the desired impact of growth on economic development [Alavi (1976); Falcon (1970); Gotsch (1976); Gotsch (1976a): Griffin (1974); and Hamid (1974)].

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    Article provided by Pakistan Institute of Development Economics in its journal The Pakistan Development Review.

    Volume (Year): 27 (1988)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 537-549

    in new window

    Handle: RePEc:pid:journl:v:27:y:1988:i:4:p:537-549
    Contact details of provider: Postal:
    P.O.Box 1091, Islamabad-44000

    Phone: (92)(51)9248051
    Fax: (92)(51)9248065
    Web page:

    More information through EDIRC

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:pid:journl:v:27:y:1988:i:4:p:537-549. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Khurram Iqbal)

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.