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Finance & Development, June 1967

Finance & Development, June 1967 »

Volume/Issue: 4/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1967

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352868.022

ISBN: 9781616352868

Keywords: farmers, road, roads, farming, truck

The paper discusses development of smallholder tea cultivation and a new breed of planters in Kenya. As the work of land consolidation and registration progressed in Kenya, tea planting in areas that were ecologica...

Finance & Development, September 1967

Finance & Development, September 1967 »

Volume/Issue: 4/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1967

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352875.022

ISBN: 9781616352875

Keywords: agricultural exports, farm, farmers, farm land, farming

This paper focuses on the economic development in Taiwan. The paper highlights that it was under the Japanese that the first significant commercial development took place in Taiwan as the colony was transformed int...

Finance & Development, September 1986

Finance & Development, September 1986 »

Volume/Issue: 23/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1986

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353667.022

ISBN: 9781616353667

Keywords: farmers, farm, farming, world markets, agricultural exports

This paper examines the trade and pricing policies in world agriculture. In the United States, the government pays farmers not to grow cereals and in the European Community, farmers are paid to grow more. Many have...

Wage Gaps and Development
			: Lessons from U.S. History

Wage Gaps and Development : Lessons from U.S. History »

Volume/Issue: 2007/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866698.001

ISBN: 9781451866698

Keywords: economic development, schooling, fertility, rural-urban wage gaps, structural transformation, calibrated dynamic general equilibrium models, farm, wage, farming, worker

During the course of development, wages and labor productivity are much higher in the nonfarm sectors of the economy than in agriculture. In this paper, we examine the sources and consequences of wage and productiv...