Credit Constraints as a Barrier to Technology Adoption by the Poor : Lessons from South-Indian Small-Scale Fishery

Giné, Xavier and Klonner, Stefan (2006). Credit Constraints as a Barrier to Technology Adoption by the Poor : Lessons from South-Indian Small-Scale Fishery. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Giné, Xavier
    Klonner, Stefan
    Title Credit Constraints as a Barrier to Technology Adoption by the Poor : Lessons from South-Indian Small-Scale Fishery
    Volume/Issue No. 2006/104
    Publication Date 2006
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 38
    Language eng
    Abstract

    We study the diffusion of a capital intensive technology among a fishing community in south India and analyze the dynamics of income inequality during this process. We find that lack of asset wealth is an important predictor of delayed technology adoption

    Keyword Credit
    Equality and inequality
    Fisheries
    Income distribution
    Technology
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2006
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 18102611
    ISBN 9789291908882
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