Rural Poverty and the Structure of Farm Household Income in Developing Countries: Evidence from Taiwan

@article{Chinn1979RuralPA,
  title={Rural Poverty and the Structure of Farm Household Income in Developing Countries: Evidence from Taiwan},
  author={Dennis L. Chinn},
  journal={Economic Development and Cultural Change},
  year={1979},
  volume={27},
  pages={283 - 301}
}
  • D. L. Chinn
  • Published 1979
  • Economics
  • Economic Development and Cultural Change
In spite of the massive development efforts of the past 2 decades, rural poverty in many regions of the world has not been significantly reduced. Recent studies have shown that the extremely low real income levels of small farm households have risen very slowly and in some cases may have even declined.' While income level is only a partial indicator of welfare, such results do suggest that past development strategies have been somewhat less than adequate. Unless appropriate development… Expand
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