ISBN : 9780198831952
This book provides an account of economic development in Palanpur, a village in rural North India, based on five detailed surveys of the village over the period 1957 to 1993. These five decades have seen economic well-being rise in some important respects, but stagnation and even decline in other areas. The analysis presented here focuses on the reasons behind this uneven progress.
I: The Village
1 Palanpur: Population, Society, Economy
2 Economic Development in Palanpur, 1957-93
II: The Economics of Change
3 Population Growth, Employment Expansion, and Technological Change
4 Poverty in Palanpur