Rural Growth Linkages, Poverty, and Income Distribution

Arsenio M. Balisacan


The paper provides a survey of selected topics and issues in the economics of rural development, namely: concepts and empirical regularities concerning rural growth linkages, poverty, and income distribution; determinants of income source diversiļ¬cation; and demand and supply factors constraining rural growth linkages in the Philippines. The survey draws implications for public policy and further research on the economics of agriculture and rural development.

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