Modern Rice Technology and Income Distribution in Asia

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555874049
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 475
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

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List of Figures
1 Introduction 3
2 Differential Impact of Modern Rice Varieties in Asia: An Overview 11
3 An Integrated Analytical Framework 23
4 Technological Change, Land Reform, and Income Distribution in the Philippines 51
5 Modern Rice Variety Adoption and Factor-Market Adjustments in Indonesia 107
6 Varietal Improvements, Productivity Change, and Income Distribution: The Case of Lampung, Indonesia 129
7 Modern Variety Adoption, Factor-Price Differential, and Income Distribution in Thailand 173
8 Production Environments, Modern Variety Adoption, and Income Distribution in Bangladesh 221
9 Modern Variety Adoption, Wage Differentials, and Income Distribution in Nepal 281
10 Irrigation Quality, Modern Variety Adoption, and Income Distribution: The Case of Tamil Nadu in India 323
11 The Nature and Impact of Hybrid Rice in China 375
12 Modern Rice Technology: Emerging Views and Policy Implications 411
Appendix: Exchange Rates, Selected Asian Countries 451
References 453
List of Contributors 465
Index 467
About the Book 475
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