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Fiscal and legal incentives with environmental effects on the Brazilian Amazon (English)

This report provides a detailed discussion of the major economic policy distortions, tax incentives and legal rules which tend to accelerate the pace of settlement in the Amazon and lead to deforestation of land in premature, uneconomic and/or environmentally unsustainable ways. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU69 MAY 31, 1987

Binswanger, Hans P.

Farm / non-farm linkages in rural sub-Saharan Africa : empirical evidence and policy implications (English)

What impact do linkages between the farm and rural non-farm sectors ultimately have on agricultural growth? Although empirical evidence was previously lacking to assess the power of agricultural growth linkages in Africa, it may now be possible to assess such an impact given the accelerating accumulation, over the past 20 years, of a body of detailed survey work examining the structure of Africa's rural nonfarm economy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU67 MAY 31, 1987

Haggblade, Steve; Hazell, Peter; Brown, James Disclosed

Land ownership security, farm productivity, and land policies in Thailand (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU66 APR 30, 1987

Feder, Gershon; Onchan, Tongroj; Hongladarom, Chira Eligible for Disclosure

Land registration and titling from an economist's perspective : a case study in rural Thailand (English)

The establishment or upgrading of cadastres and land registration systems is viewed by many as an essential infrastructure investment to be considered by less developed countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU65 FEB 28, 1987

Feder, Gershon Disclosed

Land rights systems and agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU64 FEB 28, 1987

Feder, Gershon; Noronha, Raymond Eligible for Disclosure

Determinants of women's time allocation in rural Bangladesh (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU62 FEB 28, 1987

Khandker, Shahidur R Eligible for Disclosure

Rural factor markets in China after the household responsibility system reform (English)

Although transactions in factor markets such as land, labor and credit were severely constrained by government policies in the past, recent reforms in rural areas have brought exchanges in these factors to life again in China. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU61 NOV 30, 1986

Lin, Justin Yifu Disclosed

Resource endowments, farming systems and technology priorities for sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Sub - Saharan Africa, owing to its large diversity of agro-climates, farming systems and endowments in land and labor resources, necessitates different types of technology to enhance agricultural production. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU60 NOV 30, 1986

Binswanger, Hans P; Pingali, Prabhu Disclosed

Credit markets, wealth and endowments in rural South India (English)

The seasonality and variability of agricultural production render the demand for and supply of credit of particular importance in agricultural settings. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU59 OCT 01, 1986

Binswanger, Hans P; Rosenzweig, Mark R

Population density, market access and farmer-generated technical change in sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Just as technical change in agriculture in the industrialized countries results from the economy's land and labor endowments and by the conditions of demand, so too is farmer-generated technical change in sub - Saharan Africa influenced by the economy's population, land endowments and market infrastructure. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU58 SEP 30, 1986

Pinghali, Prabhu L; Binswanger, Hans P Disclosed

On the determinants of cross-country aggregate agricultural supply (English)

The nature of supply response is a subject often encountered in evaluating the effects of economic policies. The concept of supply response concentrates on the output-price relationships. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU56 SEP 30, 1986

Binswanger, Hans; Mundlak, Yair; Yang, Maw-Cheng; Bowers, Alan

What can agriculture do for the poorest rural groups? (English)

As much of the world's poorest population lives in rural areas, this paper explores the thesis that agricultural development is the key to reducing poverty in the third world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU57 SEP 30, 1986

Binswanger, Hans P; Quizon, Jaime B Disclosed

On the determinants of cross-country aggregate agricultural supply (English)

The nature of supply response is a subject often encountered in evaluating the effects of economic policies. The concept of supply response concentrates on the output-price relationships. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU56 SEP 01, 1986

Binswanger, Hans; Mundlak, Yair; Yang, Maw-Cheng; Bowers, Alan

Land policies and farm productivity in Thailand's forest reserve areas (English)

In an attempt to counter the problem of lower productivity on farms cultivated by squatters, Thailand has started issuing certificates to squatters awarding them usufruct rights. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU55 AUG 31, 1986

Feder, Gershon; Onchan, Tongroj; Chalamwong, Yongyuth Disclosed

The management of common property resources : collective action as an alternative to privatization or state regulation (English)

Can locally based collective action be a viable way to manage common property resources? Many writers on collective action and common property are sweepingly pessimistic about the ability of the people who face problems of common property to organize sustainable patterns of use for themselves. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU54 MAY 31, 1986

Wade, Robert Disclosed

Land ownership security and farm productivity in rural Thailand (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU51 APR 30, 1986

Feder, Gershon Eligible for Disclosure

Land ownership security and access to credit in rural Thailand (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU53 APR 30, 1986

Feder, Gershon; Onchan, Tongroj; Raparla, Tejaswi Eligible for Disclosure

Land ownership security and capital formation in rural Thailand (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU50 DEC 31, 1985

Feder, Gershon; Onchan, Tongroj Eligible for Disclosure

Land values and land title security in rural Thailand (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU49 OCT 31, 1985

Chalamwong, Yongyuth; Feder, Gershon Eligible for Disclosure

Estimation of aggregate agricultural supply response from time series of cross-country data (English)

Do prices determine the supply response in agriculture? This paper attempts to answer this question by utilizing time series, cross country data in a sample of 58 countries for the period 1969-1978. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ARU48 AUG 31, 1985

Binswanger, Hans; Mundlak, Yair; Yang, Maw-Cheng; Bowers, Alan

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Fiscal and legal incentives with environmental effects on the Brazilian Amazon (English)
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MAY 31, 1987 ARU69 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Farm / non-farm linkages in rural sub-Saharan Africa : empirical evidence and policy implications (English)
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MAY 31, 1987 ARU67 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Land ownership security, farm productivity, and land policies in Thailand (English)
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APR 30, 1987 ARU66 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Land registration and titling from an economist's perspective : a case study in rural Thailand (English)
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FEB 28, 1987 ARU65 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Land rights systems and agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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FEB 28, 1987 ARU64 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Determinants of women's time allocation in rural Bangladesh (English)
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FEB 28, 1987 ARU62 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rural factor markets in China after the household responsibility system reform (English)
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NOV 30, 1986 ARU61 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Resource endowments, farming systems and technology priorities for sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 30, 1986 ARU60 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Credit markets, wealth and endowments in rural South India (English)
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OCT 01, 1986 ARU59 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Population density, market access and farmer-generated technical change in sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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SEP 30, 1986 ARU58 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
On the determinants of cross-country aggregate agricultural supply (English)
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SEP 30, 1986 ARU56 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
What can agriculture do for the poorest rural groups? (English)
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SEP 30, 1986 ARU57 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
On the determinants of cross-country aggregate agricultural supply (English)
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SEP 01, 1986 ARU56 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Land policies and farm productivity in Thailand's forest reserve areas (English)
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AUG 31, 1986 ARU55 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The management of common property resources : collective action as an alternative to privatization or state regulation (English)
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MAY 31, 1986 ARU54 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Land ownership security and farm productivity in rural Thailand (English)
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APR 30, 1986 ARU51 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Land ownership security and access to credit in rural Thailand (English)
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APR 30, 1986 ARU53 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Land ownership security and capital formation in rural Thailand (English)
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DEC 31, 1985 ARU50 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Land values and land title security in rural Thailand (English)
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OCT 31, 1985 ARU49 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Estimation of aggregate agricultural supply response from time series of cross-country data (English)
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AUG 31, 1985 ARU48 Working Paper (Numbered Series)