Agrarian Structure, Technological Innovations, and the State

Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet and Marcel Fafchamps

in The Economic Theory of Agrarian Institutions

Published in print December 1991 | ISBN: 9780198287629
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191595912 | DOI:

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 Agrarian Structure, Technological Innovations, and the State

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In this chapter, the authors dwell upon the influence of the structure of asset ownership and of political lobbying for the nature of the public research budget on the rate and bias of technological change in agriculture.

Keywords: agriculture; collective action; induced innovation; land ownership; lobbying; research; transaction costs

Chapter.  12086 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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