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Introduction

Chapter
Part of the Studies in development and planning book series (SDAP, volume 8)

Abstract

Most less-developed economies are entering the industrialization phase with an agrarian economy characterized by a mix of a feudal and quasi-feudal institutional agrarian structure. The more striking manifestations of the transition from agriculture to industry take the form of low levels of agricultural production and a shortage of food supplies, and an association between a high concentration of land-ownership, a high population pressure, under-utilization of labour, fragmentation of land and accumulation of debt.

Keywords

Land Settlement Institutional Credit Agrarian Reform Wage Regulation Agrarian Economy 
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Copyright information

© H.E. Stenfert Kroese B.V. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Development PlanningErasmus University RotterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Netherlands Economic InstituteThe Netherlands

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