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Farm size, returns to scale and disguised unemployment in the low-hill zone subsistence agrarian economy of Himachal Pradesh



Farm size, returns to scale and disguised unemployment in the low-hill zone subsistence agrarian economy of Himachal Pradesh



Manpower Journal 28(4): 9-18



It has been generally held that traditional agriculture in India provides employment to many more people than is necessary to produce a given level of output, and that the problem of disguised unemployment or underemployment in the traditional agricultural sector is the problem of those landless agricultural labourers and small cultivators who are working on small plots, contributing virtually nothing to output.

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