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Tractor vs. Animal: Rural Reforms and Technology Adoption in China

主讲人: 兰小欢
主讲人简介:

复旦大学经济学院副教授

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主持人: 方颖
简介:

Better institutions do not always advance technologies. China’s rural reforms during the early 1980s secured land tenure for peasants and dismantled large collective farms into small household farms, which transformed tillage technology. Using a novel data set of 1,755 counties from 1976 to 1988, our event study exploits the county-by-county rollout of the reform. We find that the use of tractors plummeted after the reform while the use of draft animals surged. Post-reform tractor use, however, became more efficient: it was more suitable to local factor endowments and related to higher grain yields.

时间: 2019-10-14(Monday)16:40-18:00
地点: 经济楼N302
期数: 制度的经济学分析系列2019年秋季学期第二讲(总第40讲)
类型: 系列讲座
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