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

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Distribution of Agricultural Assets in Punjab-Some Aspects of Inequality

Some Aspects of Inequality Kanchan Chopra Concurrent with fast agricultural development, Punjab also witnessed a hitherto unprecedented growth of capital stock in agriculture and the emergence of markets in the hiring of these assets. It is not always recognised that inequality in ownership of assets has some special implications. There is a marked difference in the conditions under which the owners and the hirers of assets have access to their services. Another source of inequality, on which asset ownership has an important impact, is vulnerability to deprivation in a bad agricultural year. These two aspects of asset ownership have an important impact on unequal access to goods and services.

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