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Rural Nonfarm Employment in Developing Countries


  • Anderson, Dennis
  • Leiserson, Mark W


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  • Anderson, Dennis & Leiserson, Mark W, 1980. "Rural Nonfarm Employment in Developing Countries," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 28(2), pages 227-248, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:ecdecc:v:28:y:1980:i:2:p:227-48

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    6. Bezu, Sosina & Barrett, Christopher B., 2010. "Activity Choice in Rural Non-farm Employment (RNFE): Survival versus accumulative strategy," MPRA Paper 55034, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Thapa, Ganesh & Otsuka, Keijiro & Barker, Randolph, 1992. "Effect of modern rice varieties and irrigation on household income distribution in Nepalese villages," Agricultural Economics of Agricultural Economists, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 7(3-4), October.
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    9. Pollard, Stephen K. & Meyer, Richard L., 1987. "Labour Allocation and Productivity of Men and Women on Thai Farms," Occasional Paper Series No. 4 197415, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
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    12. Sharma, H.R., 2009. "Rural Non-Farm Employment in Himachal Pradesh, 1971-2001 - A District Level Analysis," Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, vol. 64(2).
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    14. Graziano da Silva, Jose & Eduardo Del Grossi, Mauro, 2001. "Rural Nonfarm Employment and Incomes in Brazil: Patterns and Evolution," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 29(3), pages 443-453, March.
    15. Sanchez-Robielos, Maria Teresa, 1991. "A Study on Rural labor Markets, Rural Nonfarm Enterprises and Agrarian Reform in the Philippines," Working Papers WP 1991-17, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
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    17. Balisacan, Arsenio M., 1991. "Linkages, Poverty and Income Distribution," Working Papers WP 1991-15, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
    18. Lanjouw, Jean O. & Lanjouw, Peter, 1995. "Rural nonfarm employment : a survey," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1463, The World Bank.

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