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Farm Size and Labour Use- A Comment

Farm Size and Labour Use A Comment Prannoy Roy AFTER almost two decades of divergent views on the inverse relation between farm size and productivity, the mere fact that two of the main participants in the debate have attempted to find common ground is, in itself, welcome [A Rudra and A K Sen, Economic and Political R and S (1980)]. Besides that, however, little eke seems to emerge from this "synthesis". R and S (1980) essentially amounts to both authors agreeing that (a) the inverse relation is not a "universal" phenomenon in Indian agriculture,1 and (b) in the various regions of the country where the inverse relation has been tested it is "more frequently confirmed than rejected" (ibid, p 393).

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