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Deregulation of Agricultural Markets in India

Author(s): Goti Gopikutan, Gopal Naik

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore - Indian Institute of Management (IIMB)2021, pp. 19

This paper argues that in principle there is a potential for market reforms to benefit farmers, but that the farm laws passed by the government will in practice benefit 'traders' rather than farmers. Deregulation without 'enabling preconditions' is not likely to help farmers, and may prove counterproductive.