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Poverty, Food Insecurity and Commercialization in Rural China

1st Edition

By Zhong Tong


249 pages

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This study, first published in 1993, analyses the relationship among poverty, food insecurity and commercialization in rural China by employing agricultural household models. Data are derived from a 10,000 household subsample of the annual rural household consumption and expenditure survey.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Theoretical Insight into the Poverty, Food Security and Commercialization Nexus 3. Poverty, Food Security and Commercialization: The Chinese Context 4. The Empirical Chinese Agricultural Household Model 5. Statistical and Econometric Analysis 6. Conclusions and Policy Implications

About the Author

Zhong Tong

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

This set examines a vast range of topics covering all experiences of business and economics from across Asia. Dealing with early banking systems in China; the industrialisation of Korea and Taiwan; the evolution of Japanese business practices; economic development; protectionist policies; industrial investment; trade; tourism; and a host of other topics, the books collected here form a vital reference resource across a wide subject area.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies