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Title:Market participation and rural poverty in Ghana in the era of globlization PDF Logo
Authors:Oduro, Abena D.
Osei-Akoto, Isaac
Issue Date:2007
Series/Report no.:Research Paper, UNU-WIDER, United Nations University (UNU) 2007/70
Abstract:This paper investigates the factors that influence market participation in rural economies. This is based on the premise that participation in the market is an important channel through which the global economy impacts on the rural areas and can have a positive impact on poverty reduction through increased incomes. A case study approach is adopted using four rural communities in three ecological zones of Ghana. – poverty ; case study ; prices ; markets ; rural economy
JEL:F16
O18
I32
ISBN:978-92-9230-019-7
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:WIDER Research Papers, United Nations University (UNU)

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