Eleven papers cover a variety of current topics in rural industrialization in the post reforms China. The basic objective of the book is_to provide an understanding of the process of rural industriali ... Read More

The present analysis measures and evaluates the efficiency performance of Malaysian manufacturing industries based on panel estimation methods of a stochastic frontier production function. OUT finding ... Read More

Intern-household transfers are one of the major sources of income (consumption) of recipient households. The focus of the paper is to estimate the impact of these transfers on poverty alleviation in P ... Read More

The paper analyses the determinants of intra-urban residential mobility. A maximum likelihood logit model is used to estimate the probability of mobility using data on more than 6000 households in Kar ... Read More

The paper assesses the extent of under nutrition in the poorest segments of society in Pakistan and identities its determinants. It evaluates the impact of various income and price policies followed. ... Read More

The book under review is a collection of papers read at the workshop jointly sponsored by the Latin American Technical Department of the World Bank and Fundacion Para of Desarrollo sostenible (FUNDES) ... Read More

Professor Suraj Gupta, in his book “Black Income in India” mentions that in Indian economy the significant and the fast growing component of parallel economy deserves more attention of the economists! ... Read More

In the last decade, there has been an increasing interest in the hypothesis of how expectations were formed by economic agents. More recently, many applied studies have tried to test the implications ... Read More

The paper is concerned with the emergence of poverty in Uzbekistan during the transition from central planning to a more market oriented economic system. Three concepts of poverty arc discussed: incom ... Read More

This paper attempts to explain the acreage allocation behavior of sugarcane cultivators in terms of their responsiveness to price and non-price factors over the period, 1972-73 to 1993-94. Specificall ... Read More