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Poverty decline, agricultural wages, and non-farm employment in rural India

Peter Lanjouw

Poverty decline, agricultural wages, and non-farm employment in rural India

1983-2004

by Peter Lanjouw

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Published by World Bank in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural poor -- India,
  • Poverty -- India,
  • Agricultural laborers -- India,
  • Manpower policy, Rural -- India

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Lanjouw, Rinku Murgai.
    SeriesPolicy research working paper -- 4858, Policy research working papers (Online) -- 4858.
    ContributionsMurgai, Rinku., World Bank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23232696M
    LC Control Number2009655567

      Agriculture and Malnutrition in India Show all authors. Ashok Gulati. Ashok Gulati. India's agriculture sector is underperforming and a vast section of the population remains undernourished. Lanjouw, P, Murgai, R. Poverty decline, agricultural wages, and non-farm employment in rural India: – World Bank Policy Research Working Cited by: On aggregate the non-farm sector has not grown appreciably during the s. Non-farm employment is generally associated with education levels and social status that are rare among the poor. Econometric estimates confirm that poverty reduction is more closely associated with agricultural wages and employment levels than with non-farm employment Cited by: areas resulted in a widening gap in wage rates between rural and urban sectors, agricultural and non-agricultural sector employment. * As a result, there is persistent poverty in some parts of. rural and agricultural sectors which are not benefited from these growing opportunities. * About 60% of poor in India are agricultural laborer. ADVERTISEMENTS: Various measures which should be taken to reduce poverty in India are: 1. Changing Strategy of Economic Growth 2. Agricultural Growth and Poverty Alleviation 3. Speedy Development of Infrastructure 4. Accelerating Human Resource Development 5. Growth of Non-Farm Employment 6. Access to Assets 7. Public Distribution System 8. Direct Attack on Poverty 9. .


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Poverty decline, agricultural wages, and non-farm employment in rural India by Peter Lanjouw Download PDF EPUB FB2

Trends across states. During agricultural wages period, the rural non-farm sector Poverty decline modestly, mainly between the last two survey rounds. Regular non-farm employment remains largely associated with education levels and social status This paper—a product of the Poverty Team, Development Research Group—is part of a larger effort in the department to.

Econometric estimates reveal that expansion of the non-farm sector is associated with falling poverty via two routes: a direct impact on poverty that is likely due to a pro-poor marginal incidence of non-farm employment expansion; and Poverty decline indirect impact attributable to the positive effect of non-farm employment growth on agricultural wages.

Poverty Decline, Agricultural Wages and Non-Farm Employment in Rural India: Peter Lanjouw (World Bank) and Rinku Murgai (World Bank)* Abstract We analyze five rounds of National Sample Survey data covering/8, /4, /0 and /5 to explore the relationship between rural diversification and Poverty decline.

Poverty Decline, Agricultural Wages, and Non-Farm Employment in Rural India – and /5 to explore the relationship between rural diversification and poverty. Poverty in rural India declined at a modest rate during this period.

The authors provide region-level estimates that illustrate considerable geographic heterogeneity in. Poverty decline, agricultural wages, and non-farm employment in rural India: (English) Abstract. The authors analyze five rounds of National Sample Survey data covering/8, /4, /0, and /5 to explore the relationship between rural diversification and by: The authors analyze five rounds of National Sample Survey data covering/8, /4, /0, and /5 to explore the relationship between rural diversification and poverty.

Poverty in rural India declined at a modest rate during this period. The authors Poverty decline region-level estimates that illustrate considerable geographic heterogeneity in this by: agricultural wages Linked to the RNFE literature, Poverty decline show that participation in non-agricultural wage employment often leads to and non-farm employment in rural India book upward income mobility and poverty reduction, however again and non-farm employment in rural India book the.

Poverty decline, agricultural wages, and non-farm employment in rural India: Article (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Poverty in rural India declined at a modest rate during this period.

The authors provide region-level estimates that illustrate considerable geographic agricultural wages in this Poverty Decline, Agricultural Wages, and Non-Farm Employment in Rural India – | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data.

Poverty decline, agricultural wages, and nonfarm employment in rural India: – and / to explore the relationship between rural diversification and poverty. Poverty in rural India has declined at a modest rate during this time period.

and an indirect impact attributable to the positive effect of nonfarm employment growth Cited by: Poverty Decline, Agricultural Wages, and Non-Farm Employment in Rural India – and /5 to explore the relationship between rural diversification and poverty.

Poverty in rural India declined at a modest rate during this period. The authors provide region-level estimates that illustrate considerable geographic heterogeneity in Cited by: particular reference to rural non-farm employment and rural transformation in India.

Beginning with the s, there has been a continuous decline in the rate of growth of overall and non-farm employment in rural India book in the Indian economy. The rate of growth of Poverty decline employment declined from 2% in s ( ) to % between and Cited by: 3.

Downloadable. We analyze five rounds of National Sample Survey data covering/, /, /, and / to explore the relationship between rural diversification and poverty. Poverty in rural India has declined at a modest rate during this time period. We provide region‐level estimates that illustrate considerable geographic heterogeneity in this progress.

Get this from a library. Poverty decline, agricultural wages, and non-farm employment in rural India: [Peter Lanjouw; Rinku Murgai; World Bank.] -- "The authors analyze five rounds of National Sample Survey data covering Poverty decline, /8, /4, /0, and /5 to explore the relationship between rural diversification and poverty.

We analyze five rounds of National Sample Survey data covering/8, /4, /0 and /5 to explore the relationship between rural diversification and poverty. Poverty in rural India has declined at a modest rate during this time period.

We provide region-level estimates that illustrate considerable geographic heterogeneity in this progress. Poverty decline, agricultural wages, and non-farm employment in rural India: (英语) 摘要.

The authors analyze five rounds of National Sample Survey data covering/8, /4, /0, and /5 to explore the relationship between rural diversification and by: The correlates of employment in the non-farm sector and the direct impact of a growing non-farm sector on agricultural wage rates in rural India have also been examined.

The study is based on rural data f households belonging to villages across all parts of India collected by the National Council of Applied Economic Research in. Get this from a library. Poverty decline, agricultural wages, and non-farm employment in rural India [Peter Lanjouw; Rinku Murgai; World Bank].

the non-farm sector has not grown appreciably during the s. Non-farm employment is generally associated with education levels and social status that are rare among the poor.

Econometric estimates confirm that poverty reduction is more closely associated with agricultural wages and employment levels than with non-farm employment growth. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): We analyze five rounds of National Sample Survey data covering/8, /4, /0 and /5 to explore the relationship between rural diversification and poverty.

Poverty in rural India has declined at a modest rate during this time period. We provide region-level estimates that illustrate considerable. Lanjouw, P. and R. Murgai (), “Poverty Decline, Agricultural Wages, and Non-Farm Employment in Rural India”, Policy Research Working PaperThe World Bank, Washington D.C.

Mahajan, K. (), “Agricultural wages and MGNREGA: Exploring the myth”, Live Mint and the Wall Street Journal, Nov 05 Author: Himanshu. Bibliography [vikasnsshhtype] Vikas Rawal, On Identification of Rural Labour Households in NSS Surveys, Statistics on Indian Economy and Society, ().

link. [basantattached] Basant, Attached and Casual Labour Wage Rates, Economic and Political Weekly, (). [chavanwages] Chavan & Bedamatta, Trends in agricultural wages in India toEconomic and. Rural non-farm self-employment has become especially dynamic with farm households rapidly diversifying into the sector to increase income.

The growth of the rural non-farm sector is a structural transformation of the Indian economy, but it is a stunted one. It generates few jobs at high wages with job security and benefits. Rural non-farm employment Rural non-farm employment rose significantly.

All the regions and social groups benefited. Factors determining rural non-farm Traditional factors: agricultural growth, public. The Rural Nonfarm Economy: Pathway Out of Poverty. Steven Haggblade Michigan State University.

Characteristics of the RNFE Total Nonfarm employment share employment India Urban 5% 95% 4% 30% 66% Rural towns 24% 76% 9% 20% 71% Wage labor Prodn Quintile Agriculture Rural nonfarm.

Income source by quintile, India 21 12 4 Salary. Among the major elements affecting real wage levels in agriculture, the ILO cites: "agricultural growth, labour force supply, non-farm employment, minimum wages (when they exist) and food prices". Agricultural wage workers, the report indicates, spend as much as 70 per cent of their incomes for food.

That is, it is not an automatic process for poor agricultural households to enter the non-farm sector. Unlike agricultural jobs, rural non-farm employment tends to be less physically intensive and requires lower calories, as the activity intensity determines the nutritional status in rural India (Imai et al., ).Cited by:   Vanita Suneja, Oxfam India’s Economic Justice Lead, argues that India can’t progress until it tackles rural poverty More than million of India’s billion people live in the quarter of rural India’s population is below the official poverty line – million people.

A search for economic justice for a population of this magnitude is never going to be possible. Introduction. Over I billion people in the developing countries are poor, with a substantial majority of them living in rural areas.

The development of agriculture can play a direct role in rural poverty alleviation, since the majority of rural poor depend on agricultural activity for providing the main source of their income and employment.

Non-Farm Diversification and Rural Poverty Decline: A Perspective from Indian Sample Survey and Village Study Abstract This paper studies the evolution of the rural non-farm sector in India and its contribution to the decline of poverty. points to a positive impact of expanding non-farm employment on agricultural wages, and thus an.

Prospects of Non-Farm Employment and Welfare in Rural Areas ASARC WP /05 5 economy.8 Simulations suggest that higher farm employment growth would further accelerate the growth of non-farm employment.

For instance, a 5% higher growth rate of agricultural employment raises non-farm employment growth by % in India. The correspondingFile Size: KB. This paper analyzes the dynamics of the rural non-farm employment in the fifteen major states of India by using panel data analysis for the period – The analysis indicates that there are significant gender differences in the factors affecting the level and the growth of rural non-farm employment.

The level of urbanization, the rural literacy rate and the rural unemployment rate have Cited by: 1. rural poverty with low unemployment rates, while Punjab has high agricultural development and high unemployment but a lower poverty ratio.

Real rural wage rates are positively related to poverty reduction and the rate of growth of real rural wages was associated with the growth of non-farm employment in the period of high povertyFile Size: KB.

RURAL NON-FARM EMPLOYMENT IN INDIA: MACRO-TRENDS, MICRO-EVIDENCES AND POLICY OPTIONS Brajesh Jha Agricultural Economics Unit Institute of Economic Growth University Enclave, Delhi Gram: Growth Phones:, Fax: E-mail: [email protected] Website: Size: 2MB. Agricultural intensification in the s to s saw an increased demand for rural labor that raised rural wages and, together with declining food prices, reduced rural poverty.

However agricultural growth in the s and s slowed down, averaging about % per annum, and cereal yields have increased by only % per annum in the s.

Rural Non-Farm Employment in India Access, Incomes and Poverty Impact In this paper an attempt is made to assess the contribution of the non-farm sector to household income across population quintiles. The correlates of employment in the non-farm sector have also been examined.

The study is based on rural data f households in. The rural non-farm sector can, and often does, contribute to economic growth, rural employment, poverty reduction, and a more spatially balanced population distribution (Lanjouw ). The distributional impacts of rural non-farm opportunities can be significantly pro-poor, extending through linkages between the non-farm and the farm sector.

India ‐ Structural Change, the Rural rural and economy-wide employment growth, with rural non-farm self employment and incomes growing especially fast. As a consequence, despite the growing labor productivity differential between the There is also a strong and negative impact of higher agricultural wage growth on rural poverty,File Size: 4MB.

The decline in real wages was driven by the decline in agricultural production, as also by the slowdown in the non-farm sector, particularly in construction and manufacturing. The construction sector grew at % per annum between and The rural non-farm activities have been credited for pushing the agricultural wages up in rural India (Bh alla, a).

Another way to reconcile these contrasting views on the potential of rural non-farm employment in mitigating or alleviating poverty among rural poor.

The study pdf the effect of pdf on rural agricultural wages in 15 major Indian states covering periods from to Multiple factors are responsible for increasing rural agricultural wages in Indian states; flood impact is one of them. Pooled Mean Group (PMG) estimates show that flood impact measured in terms of economic losses and area affected by flood have a positive impact on.

Lanjouw, P and R Murgai (), ‘Poverty Decline, Agricultural Wages, and Non-Farm Employment in Rural India –’, Policy Research Working Paper Indumatib, S and PM Srikantha (), “Economic Analysis of MGNREGA in the Drought–prone States of Karnataka, Rajasthan and Irrigation–dominated State”, Agricultural Economics.This paper studies the evolution of ebook rural non-farm sector in India and its contribution to the decline ebook poverty.

It scrutinizes evidence from a series of nationally representative sample surveys and confronts findings from these sources against the experience of poverty decline in a western Uttar Pradesh village, Palanpur, which has been the subject of close study over a period of six.