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Effect of Agricultural Production and Prices on Incidence of Rural Poverty-A Tentative Analysis of Inter-State Variations

on Incidence of Rural Poverty A Tentative Analysis of Inter-State Variations Sudipto Mundle Three broad groups of factors determine the incidence of rural poverty. We have, first, factors like distribution of land which directly affect the income of cultivating households and, second, factors, like rural wage rates and wage employment which affect mainly the income of rural labour households. The following analysis deals with the third set of factors, agricultural prices and production, which affect the incomes of both segments of the rural poor directly.

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