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Iran pp 51-57 | Cite as

The Impact of the Urban Income per capita on the Agricultural Output: A Case Study of pre-1975 Iran

  • Kamran Afshar

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to test the impact of urban demand on agricultural output. The first part of the paper is a review of some of the theories of unlimited supply of labour and their applicability to the Iranian agricultural sector. The second part is devoted to building a model and testing it.

Keywords

Labour Force Agricultural Sector Marginal Productivity Agricultural Output Subsistence Level 
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Notes

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    Lewis, W. A. Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labour, The Manchester School of Economics and Social Studies, May 1954.Google Scholar
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    Yong Sam Cho, Disguised Unemployment in Underdeveloped Areas, with Special Reference to South Korean Agriculture (Berkeley, 1963).Google Scholar
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    Quoted by J. W. Millo, ‘Toward a Theory of Agricultural Development’ in Southworth, M. and Johnson, B. F. (eds) Agricultural Development and Economic Growth (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1968) pp. 25–6.Google Scholar
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    Ibid, p. 40.Google Scholar

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© Haleh Afshar 1985

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