American Journal of Applied Sciences

Agriculture Production and Economic Growth

Chintan D. Shah

DOI : 10.3844/ajassp.2015.810.813

American Journal of Applied Sciences

Volume 12, Issue 11

Pages 810-813


Post world-war II global economy is growing at steady pace and most of nations have been experiencing rise in per capita income whether they are rich or poor. Agriculture industry is major employer of poor people in low income nations where large segment of population work as an agriculture labourers. While in rich nations less than one percentage population is occupied in agriculture activity. In this article relationship between economic growth and agriculture production is evaluated for rich, middle-income and poor nations on datasets for period 1960 to 2014.


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