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Farmers Response to Prices

Farmers' Response to Prices Jairus Banaji Farmers' Response to Agricultural Prices in India: A Study in Deci- sion-Making by D S Tyagi; Heritage Publishers, Delhi; 1974; Ks 40, grown which deals with the responsiveness of peasants to prices' Although the particular statistical techniques used in these studies have differed, certain common premises have been basic to all, or most, of them. These are: (1) that elasticities of supply of a given agricultural commodity are an adequate index of the degree of peasant price responsiveness with regard to that commodity, (b) that acreage sown under the commodity is an appropriate proxy for the planned level of supply, (c) that, although other variables

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