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Chicken prolactin (PRL) is a physiological candidate gene for egg production. The objective of the current research was to investigate the association of polymorphisms in the chicken PRL promoter region with egg production. Genotyping of 177 individuals from White Leghorn, Yangshan, Taihe Silkies, White Rock, and Nongdahe breeds for 6 single nucleotide(More)
  • Raj Arunachalam, Ann Arbor, +4 authors Jia De Lim
  • 2014
We find no evidence of poverty traps in a thirty year panel of rural Indian households. We instead find strong evidence of income convergence, but also rising inequality. Simulating a model of Solow households, we reconcile convergence with inequality by relaxing the assumption that the variance of household productivity shocks remains fixed. The results(More)
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