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Rural economics

Rural economics is the study of rural economies, including:

  • farm and non-farm industry.[1]
  • economic growth, development, and change [2]
  • size and spatial distribution of production and household units and interregional trade[3]
  • land use[4]
  • housing[5] and non-housing as to supply and demand
  • migration and (de)population[6]
  • finance[7]
  • government policies as to development, investment, regulation, and transportation[8]
  • general-equilibrium and welfare analysis, for example, system interdependencies and rural-urban income disparities.[9]


  • See also 1
  • Notes 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

See also


  1. ^ Gustav Ranis and Frances Stewart (1993). "Rural Nonagricultural Activities in Development: Theory and Application," Journal of Development Economics, 40(1), pp. 75-101. Abstract.
       • Jean O. Lanjouwb and Peter Lanjouw (2001). "The Rural Non-farm Sector: Issues and Evidence from Developing Countries," Agricultural Economics, 26(1), pp. 1-23. Abstract.
       • Thomas Reardon et al. (2008). "Effects of Non-Farm Employment on Rural Income Inequality in Developing Countries: An Investment Perspective," Journal of Agricultural Economics,51(2), pp. 266 - 288. Abstract.
  2. ^ • Thomas P. Tomich, Peter Kilby, and Bruce F. Johnston (1995). Transforming Agrarian Economies. Arrow-page searchable.
       • Alain de Janvry, Rinku Murgai, snd Elisabeth Sadoulet (2002). "Rural Development and Rural Policy," in Handbook of Agricultural Economics, v. 2A (scrollable preview), ch. 31. Abstract.
       • Bruce L. Gardner (2005). "Causes of Rural Economic Development," Agricultural Economics, 32(s1), pp. 21-41. Abstract.
       • Kiminori Matsuyama (2008). "structural change," The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics 2nd Edition. Abstract.
       • Steven C. Deller et al. (2001). "The Role of Amenities and Quality of Life in Rural Economic Growth," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 83(2), pp. 352-365 (close Pages tab).
  3. ^ • Anthony J. Venables (2008). "new economic geography." The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition.Abstract.
       • France Ivry (1994}. Agricultural Household Modelling and Family Economics. Elsevier. Abstract.
  4. ^ • Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet (2008). "access to land and development," The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics 2nd Edition. Abstract.
       • JunJie Wu (2008). "Land Use Changes: Economic, Social, and Environmental Impacts," Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 23(4), pp. 6-10 (press +).
  5. ^ Stephen Sheppard (1999). "Hedonic Analysis of Housing Markets," Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, v. 3, ch. 41, pp. 1595-1635. Abstract.
  6. ^ • James Roumasset (2008). "population and agricultural growth," The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition. Abstract.
       • David McGranahan (1999).Natural Amenities Drive Rural Population Change. Agricultural Economic Report No. (AER781) 32 pp, Description and chapter links.
  7. ^ • Michael R. Carter (2008), "agricultural finance," The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition.Abstract.
       • Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz (1993). "Imperfect Information and Rural Credit Markets: Puzzles and Policy Perspectives," in Karla Hoff, Avishay Braverman, and Joseph E. Stiglitz, ed., Economics of Rural Organization: Theory, Practice and Policy, ch. 2, pp. 33-52 (press +).
       • Rodrigo A. Chaves and Claudio Gonzalez-Vega (1996). "The Design of Successful Rural Financial Intermediaries: Evidence from Indonesia," World Development, 24(1), pp. 65-78. Abstract.
  8. ^ • John W. Mellor (2008). "agriculture and economic development," The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition. Abstract.
       • Christopher B. Barrett and Emelly Mutambatsere (2008). "agricultural markets in developing countries," The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition. Abstract.
       • Karla Hoff, Avishay Braverman, and Joseph E. Stiglitz, ed. (1993). Economics of Rural Organization: Theory, Practice and Policy. Oxford University Press for the World Bank.
       • William A. Galston and Karen Baehler (1995). Rural Development in the United States: Connecting Theory, Practice, and Possibilities. Wash., D.C.: Island Press. Description and TOC link.
       • Alan Okagaki, Kris Palmer, and Neil S. Mayer (1998). Strengthening Rural Economics. Wash., D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development. Description and PDF (press +).
  9. ^ • JunJie Wu, Paul W. Barkley, and Bruce A. Weber, ed. (2008). Frontiers in Resource and Rural Economics. Resources for the Future. ISBN 978-1-933115-65-8.Description.
       • JEL classification codes#Urban, rural, and regional economics JEL: R Subcategories
       • Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet (2007). "Toward a Territorial Approach to Rural Development," Journal of Agricultural and Development, 4(1), pp. 66-98.


  • Thomas Nixon Carver (1911). Principles of Rural Economics. Chapter links, pp. vii-x.
  • _____, ed. (1926). Selected Readings in Rural Economics, Chapter links, pp. vii-x.
  • John Ise (1920). "What is Rural Economics," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 34(2 ), pp. 300-312.
  • Yves Léon (2005). "Rural Development in Europe: A Research Frontier for Agricultural Economists," European Review of Agricultural Economics, 32(3), pp. 301-317. Abstract.
  • Ida J. Terluin nd Jaap H. Post, ed. (2001). Employment Dynamics in Rural Europe. Chapter previews.

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