Contextualising Public Intervention in Agriculture and Welfare Effects

  • Seema BathlaEmail author
  • Pramod Kumar Joshi
  • Anjani Kumar
Part of the India Studies in Business and Economics book series (ISBE)


The rationale behind allocation of public resources stems from the benefit approach. This approach emphasises that while some expenditures provide general benefits such as on social goods (e.g. defence and justice), others offer specific benefits in the realms of education, agriculture, public health, industry, and infrastructure


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seema Bathla
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pramod Kumar Joshi
    • 2
  • Anjani Kumar
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for the Study of Regional DevelopmentJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.South Asia RegionInternational Food Policy Research InstituteNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.South Asia RegionInternational Food Policy Research InstituteNew DelhiIndia

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