Agricultural Growth Rates in the Punjab, 1906-1942

  title={Agricultural Growth Rates in the Punjab, 1906-1942},
  author={Ajit Kumar Dasgupta},
  journal={Indian Economic And Social History Review},
  pages={327 - 348}
  • A. Dasgupta
  • Published 1 July 1981
  • Economics
  • Indian Economic And Social History Review
Agricultural growth in pre-independence Punjab has generally been regarded as the one indisputable success story in the bleak record of Indian agriculture under the British Raj, and hence it deserves attention. A study of it may also help in viewing the comparative agricultural development of Punjab (India) and Punjab (Pakistan) since: independence in a proper perspective. The classic study of agricultural growth in pre-independence Punjab is Blyn’s.1 He was, however, concerned more with the… 
Land-Use Changes And Agricultural Growth In India, Pakistan, And Bangladesh, 1901-2004
AbstractThis paper investigates land-use changes in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, associates the changes with long-term agricultural performance, and shows the importance of crop shifts in
Status and migration among the Punjabis of Paldi, British Columbia and Paldi, Punjab
This thesis examines a small caste group in Punjab and its emigrant ties to British Columbia during the first half of the twentieth century. Members of this caste were known as low-status Mahton
British Colonial Institutions and Economic Development in India
We explore the impact of British colonial institutions on the economic development of India. In some regions, the British colonial government assigned property rights in land and taxes to landlords
Long-term Agricultural Growth in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh from 1901/02 to 2001/02
This paper investigates the growth performance of agriculture in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh in the twentieth century. The use of unusually long-term data that correspond to the current borders