2 edition of Rural markets, food-grain prices, and famines found in the catalog.
Rural markets, food-grain prices, and famines
by World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU/WIDER) in Helsinki, Finland
Written in English
|Series||WIDER working papers,, no. 104, WIDER working papers ;, WP 104.|
|LC Classifications||HD9017.E82 E53 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||28 p. :|
|Number of Pages||28|
|LC Control Number||93235613|
Grain relief was divided between cheap grain shops and the open market, with far more going to the markets. Supplying grain to the markets was intended to lower grain prices,  but in practice gave little help to the rural poor, instead placing them into direct purchasing competition with wealthier Bengalis at greatly inflated prices. . the pre-independence situation of recurrent grain mountains have disappeared and we are today in the era of diminishing grain reserves, escalating prices, and persistence of widespread under-nutrition, (Swaminathan, ). While the government rejoices over a record food grain production there are doubts aboutFile Size: 2MB.
Abstract. This article studies the causes of China's Great Famine, during which to 45 million individuals perished in rural areas. We document that average rural food retention during the famine was too high to generate a severe famine without rural inequality in food availability; that there was significant variance in famine mortality rates across rural regions; and that rural mortality Cited by: Figure 1 presents the month lagged moving average in real agricultural wages in Bangladesh and the “more” flood-prone districts of the country, for January to December The series has missing data for December to October , January to November , and January to June The figure that average real wages in the “more” flood-prone districts are higher than Cited by:
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