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Bridging the rural productivity gap in Nicaragua

Brooks, Wyatt and Donovan, Kevin (2021) Bridging the rural productivity gap in Nicaragua. LSE Latin America and Caribbean Blog (09 Feb 2021). Blog Entry.

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By providing the option of working in town, bridges allow villagers to generate income even when times are bad, thereby freeing up resources to be spent on productive farm activities, write Wyatt Brooks (Arizona State University) and Kevin Donovan (Yale University). One of the fundamental features of lower-income countries is the low productivity of isolated, rural areas. In Nicaragua, as ... Continued

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Additional Information: © 2021 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2021 13:39
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:04

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