Researching the Market System in Bangladesh

  • Ben Crow


This chapter describes the methods of a study1 of grain markets in Bangladesh, which set out to shed light on three concerns:
  1. i

    The character of exchange relations: how the terms and conditions of exchange vary amongst the main agrarian classes;

  2. ii

    Uneven commoditisation: the implications of uneven and changing levels of commercialisation for growth, vulnerability and equity; and

  3. iii

    Liberalisation: the implications of grain market liberalisation (undertaken during the 1970s and 1980s) for the operation of markets.



Exchange Regime Initial Investigation Market System Implicit Price Loan Repayment 
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