Labor-Market Participation in Semi-Arid Tropical Villages of India with Specific Reference to Gender. Working Paper Series No. 55 uri icon


  • The issue of gender differentials in relation to farm productivity in subsistence farming has been of special interest from the standpoint of public policy in developing countries, as the difference is often viewed from the angle of human capital theory and measurement of discrimination. The role of rural women in agricultural development draws not only the attention of the academicians but also of the politicians, assuming that gender equality does matter for overall economic development and welfare measurement

publication date

  • 2014