Agricultural Growth in India: The Role of Technology, Incentives, and Institutions by A. VaidyanathanAgricultural Growth in India: The Role of Technology, Incentives, and Institutions by A. Vaidyanathan

Agricultural Growth in India: The Role of Technology, Incentives, and Institutions

byA. Vaidyanathan

Hardcover | February 1, 2010

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This volume, by a renowned expert, critically examines the past growth experiences, the factors underlying the persistently slow growth, and the constraints impeding Indian agriculture in recent decades. This extensive literature explores the gaps in the knowledge on Indian agriculturalperformance seeking to present a comprehensive picture with explorations of: role of technology, economic environment, and role of institutions.The main discussions focus on: trends and fluctuation in output; contribution of changes in area, yields and crop pattern; trends in costs and prices; role of irrigation and various elements of bio-chemical technology; unevenness of technological change, input use and yield growth across regions,crops and different categories of farmers; impact of land reforms on changing agrarian structure; and trends in rural wage labour markets.
A. Vaidyanathan is Professor Emeritus at the Madras Institute of Development Studies.
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Title:Agricultural Growth in India: The Role of Technology, Incentives, and InstitutionsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:300 pagesPublished:February 1, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198064470

ISBN - 13:9780198064473

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Salient features of Agricultural Growth in India: An Overview2. Technology3. Incentive Environment4. Institutions5. ProspectsReferencesIndex