LandReform

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Politics and Land Reforms in India

yearly observations of 89 villages from 1974 to 2003

number of observations : 2670

number of time-series : 30

country : India

JEL codes: D72, O13, O17, Q15

Chapter : 08

Keywords
datasets
Usage
data(LandReform)
Format

A dataframe containing:

mouza

village id number

year

Year

district

District

rplacul

ratio of patta land registered to operational land

rpdrhh

ratio of pattadar households to total households (hh)

rblacul

ratio of barga land registered to operational land

rbgdrrghh

ratio of bargadar registered hh to total hh

election

election year dummy

preelect

preelection year dummy

edwalfco

to complete

erlesscu

interpolated landless hh, gi

ermgcu

interpolated mg hh, gi

ersmcu

interpolated sm hh, gi

ermdcu

interpolated md hh, gi

ercusmol

ratio of land below 5 acres cultivable NOT extrapolated

ercubgol

ratio of land above 12.5 acres cultivable

erillnb

interpolated ratio of illiterate non big hh

erlow

interpolated ratio of low caste hh

ratleft0

Left Front share in GP, == 0 for 1974

dwalfco

Assembly average vote difference LF-INC, district

inflat

Inflation in last 5 years in CPI for Agricultural Labourers

smfempyv

Year variation in Employment in Small Scale Industrial Units registered with Dir

incseats

INC seats / Total seats in Lok Sabha

lfseats

Ratio of LF seats in parliament

inflflag

Interaction between Inflation and ratleft lagged

inclflag

Interaction between INC seats and ratleft lagged

lflflag

Interaction between LF seats and ratleft lagged

ratleft

Left Front share in GP, ==share of assembly seats for 1974

infiw

to complete

infumme

to complete

infal

to complete

gp

Gran Panchayat

References

Bardhan, Pranab and Dilip Mookherjee (2010) “Determinants of Redistributive Politics: An Empirical Analysis of Land Reform in West Bengal, India”, American Economic Review, 100(4), 1572--1600, 10.1257/aer.100.4.1572 .

Aliases
  • LandReform
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