ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Agricultural Growth, Real Wages, and the Rural Poor in India

Rural Poor in India Deepak Lal A number of authors have asserted that the green revolution, despite its marked output-increasing effects, has not benefited the rural poor. This is taken as evidence of the incompatibility between red ressal of rural poverty and agricultural growth within the existing institutional framework. The implication is that, without fundamental institutional reform, alleviation of rural poverty is infeasible.

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