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effectiveness of rural works programs in labor-surplus economies the case of the Maharashtra Employment Guarantee Scheme by Emmanuel H. D"Silva

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Published by Dept. of International Agriculture, New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, a Statutory College of the State University, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Maharashtra (State)


  • Manpower policy, Rural -- India -- Maharashtra (State),
  • Public service employment -- India -- Maharashtra (State)

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Statementby Emmanuel H. D"Silva.
SeriesCornell international agriculture mimeograph ;, 97
LC ClassificationsHD5710.85.I42 M373 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2666097M
LC Control Number85620675

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