CREDIT MARKET CONDITIONS AND AGRICULTURAL PERFORMANCE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
作者: Mohammed ShuaibuMamello Nchake
刊名: The Journal of Developing Areas, 2020, Vol.54 (4), pp.41-53
来源数据库: ProQuest Journal
原始语种摘要: Agriculture is important for Sub-Saharan African development being a major source of poverty reduction, job and wealth creation. However, limited access to credit due to weak financial systems has over the years remained a major constraint for the sector. Extant studies show mixed and inconclusive results, suggesting that the effect of credit market on agriculture is influenced by other intervening variables. Accordingly, this paper examines the extent to which credit market conditions affect agricultural productivity. The study adopts a model that draws inspiration from a standard agriculture household framework that integrates both consumption and production decisions of farm households. In terms of methodology, the paper departs from existing literature because it gives due...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • credit 信用
  • sector 
  • market 市场
  • productivity 生产能力
  • Africa 非洲
  • variable 变量
  • development 开发
  • panel 
  • household 
  • consumption 消耗