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The Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarian Change under Population Pressure

The Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarian Change under Population Pressure by Ester Boserup

For full text or to download this paper click this link: Boserup 1965_The Conditions of Agricultural Growth

This paper analyses the problem of agricultural progress in primitive communities from an entirely new angle: Boserup regards the growth of population as the autonomous factor making for a steady intensification in agriculture, which in turn brings a whole host of economic and sociological changes in its train. more...