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Chinese agricultural development in 30 years: A literature review

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  • Xiaohua Yu & Guoqing Zhao, 2009. "Chinese agricultural development in 30 years: A literature review," Frontiers of Economics in China, Springer;Higher Education Press, vol. 4(4), pages 633-648, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:frecch:v:4:y:2009:i:4:p:633-648
    DOI: 10.1007/s11459-009-0034-y
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    Keywords

    agricultural development; human capital; non-point pollution; China; O4; Q1; 农业发展; 人力资本; 非点源污染; 中国;
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    JEL classification:

    • O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
    • Q1 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture

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