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  • publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . Preprint . 2016
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Resmi Bhaskaran; Dev Nathan; Nicola Phillips; Upendranadh Choragudi;
    Publisher: International Labour Office

    Abstract Child labour in apparel value chains is not as central a focus of civil society and organized labour movements as it was a decade ago, a tendency that reflects the successes of public and private initiatives in this regard. However while the incidence of child ...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . 2009
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Dilip Saikia;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    The productivity growth in agriculture is both a necessary and sufficient condition for the development of the sector as well as the economy. This paper has reviewed the different methodologies of measuring the total factor productivity (TFP) and focused on some of the ...

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  • publication . Preprint . Article . 2011
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Armando Barrientos; Rachel Sabates-Wheeler;
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    The paper examines local economy effects of social transfers, by focusing on food consumption and asset holdings of non-eligible households in rural Mexico following the introduction of PROGRESA in 1997. The quasi-experimental nature of the evaluation data collected for...

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  • publication . Preprint . Report . Article . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Pushkar Maitra; Sandip Mitra; Dilip Mookherjee; Alberto Motta; Sujata Visaria;

    Recent evaluations of traditional microfinance loans have found no significant impacts on borrower incomes or productive activities. We examine whether this can be remedied by (a) modifying loan features to facilitate financing of working capital needs of farmers, and (...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access
    Authors:
    L.M. Pandey; A Amarender A. Reddy;
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    The agricultural productivity levels and variations in agricultural performance have been analysed across districts and regions in the state of Uttar Pradesh with the aim of identifying factors that affect land and labour productivity and in turn, rural poverty. The per...

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  • publication . Preprint . Article . 2007
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Manoj Subhash Kamat; Sanjay Tupe; Manasvi Kamat;
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    This paper reviews the trends in Indian Agriculture before and after the introduction of the economic reforms, and the advent of WTO regime. We employ the Cobb Douglas Production Function using the OLS specification to investigate the determinants of agricultural gross ...

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  • publication . Preprint . Article . 2013
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Balwant Singh Mehta;
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    Abstract India did not participate in the landline phone revolution but has seen an unprecedented growth in mobile phones, with over 919 million subscribers by the end of March 2012, making it second only to China in this sphere. The tele-density in rural India, where n...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Jinkook Lee; Mark E. McGovern; David E. Bloom; Perianayagam Arokiasamy; Arun Risbud; Varsha Kale; Jennifer O'Brien; Peifeng Hu;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV
    Project: NIH | Archiving & Creating ... (1R03AG043052-01), NIH | Health and Retirement Sur... (1R21AG032572-01)

    This paper examines health disparities in biomarkers among a representative sample of Indians aged 45 and older, using data from the pilot round of the Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI). We document an educational gradient in hemoglobin (Hb) level, a marker used ...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . 2009
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Amit Kundu;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    In this paper we consider that a representative of a not so affluent rural household has three options. He (she) may join in a microfinance system operating on the basis of individual liability credit contract, or on the basis of joint liability loan contract through fo...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Robert Thomson; Masaki Yuki; Thomas Talhelm; Joanna Schug; Mie Kito; Arin H. Ayanian; Julia C. Becker; Maja Becker; Chi-yue Chiu; Hoon Seok Choi; ...
    Publisher: HAL CCSD

    Significance Biologists and social scientists have long tried to understand why some societies have more fluid and open interpersonal relationships—differences in relational mobility—and how those differences influence individual behaviors. We measure relational mobilit...

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