ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Inequality of Farm Incomes-A Comment

Inequality of Farm Incomes A Comment M L Dantwala V M Rao PRANAB BARDHAN's findings on inequality in the distribution of farm business income in agriculture ("Inequality of Farm Incomes: A Study of 1974) raise a number of questions regarding the informativeness of the concentration ratio and its analytical utility in monitoring changes in land and income distributions. The purpose of this comment is to place these questions before Bardhau and other rest-archers in the field of income distribution in the hope that a consideration of these questions might be of some help in improving the usefulness of the concentration ratio as a tool in the analysis of inequality.

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