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Technology-environment-employment linkages and the rural poor of Bangladesh: insights from farm-level data


  • Alauddin M.
  • Mujeri MK.
  • Tisdell CA.


Considers the effect on income, income distribution, production, employment and the environment, of major technological changes in agriculture which have occurred in villages located on the floodplains in the Kushtia region and the Chittagong Hill Districts. Based on surveys carried out in 1990/1991.

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  • Alauddin M. & Mujeri MK. & Tisdell CA., 1992. "Technology-environment-employment linkages and the rural poor of Bangladesh: insights from farm-level data," ILO Working Papers 992882293402676, International Labour Organization.
  • Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:992882293402676

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    4. Mohammad Alauddin & Clem Tisdell, 1991. "The 'Green Revolution' and Labour Absorption in Bangladesh Agriculture: The Relevance of the East Asian Experience," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 30(2), pages 173-188.
    5. Jayasuriya, S. K. & Shand, R. T., 1986. "Technical change and labor absorption in Asian agriculture: Some emerging trends," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 14(3), pages 415-428, March.
    6. Johnston, Bruce F & Cownie, John, 1969. "The Seed-Fertilizer Revolution and Labor Force Absorption," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 59(4), pages 569-582, Part I Se.
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