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Type Journal Article - World Development
Title The determinants of nonfarm income diversification in Rural Peru
Volume 29
Issue 3
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2001
Page numbers 497-5
URL http://econpapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:29:y:2001:i:3:p:497-508
This paper shows that in Peruvian rural areas, there has been substantial growth over the past decade in household employment outside of own-farming. At present 51% of the net income of rural households comes from these off-farm activities, and thus they certainly cannot be considered as marginal.

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