Land-Use Changes And Agricultural Growth In India, Pakistan, And Bangladesh, 1901-2004

  title={Land-Use Changes And Agricultural Growth In India, Pakistan, And Bangladesh, 1901-2004},
  author={Takashi Kurosaki},
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 enhancing aggregate land productivity, which is a source of growth unnoticed in the existing literature. The use of unusually long-term data that correspond to the current borders of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh for the period 1901-2004 also distinguishes this study from the existing ones. The empirical… 

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