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Title of Thesis

An Economic Analysis Of Marketing Problems Of Cotton In Pakistan – A Case Study Of Multan And Bahawalpur Regions

Author(s)

Muhammad Bashir Khan

Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Economics / Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
Session
2010
Subject
Economics
Number of Pages
366
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
Analysis, Yields, Domestic, Economic, Percent, Cotton, Garments, Seed, Marketing, Bahawalpur, Case, Regions, Multan, Pakistan, Cotton, Cultivation

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INTRODUCTION

1.1 Statement of the Problem
1.2 History of Cotton Cultivation in Pakistan
1.3 Cotton Marketing
1.4 Historical Perspective of Cotton Marketing
1.5 Objectives of the Study
1.6 Organization of the Study

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3 2 REVIEW OF LITERATURE

2.1 Introduction
2.2 Literature Review of International Studies
2.3 Literature Review of National Studies
2.4 Conclusion

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4 3 PERFORMANCE OF AGRICULTURE SECTOR IN PAKISTAN WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO COTTON

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Historical Background Of Pakistan
3.3 Pakistan Economy in General
3.4 Agriculture Sector an Overview
3.5 Competition of Cotton with Other Crops for Labor and Time of Management
3.6 Cotton Production in Pakistan
3.7 Government Policies towards Cotton
3.8 Conclusion

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A PROFILE OF STUDY AREA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO PRODUCTION AND MARKETING OF COTTON

4.1 Introduction
4.2 An Overview of Punjab Province of Pakistan
4.3 Multan Historical Perspective
4.4 Bahawalpur in Historical Perspective
4.5 Cotton Production and Marketing
4.6 Ginning Industry of Pakistan
4.7 Seed Cotton Transportation and Storage
4.8 The Ginning Process
4.9 Ginning Sector Outlook in Pakistan
4.10 Process of Spinning
4.11 Conclusion

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DATA AND METHODOLOGY

5.1 Introduction
5.2 Socio-Physical Environment
5.3 Survey and Sampling Procedure
5.4 Data Collection
5.5 Research Process
5.6 Theoretical and Conceptual Framework
5.7 Cost of Variable Inputs
5.8 Crops Budgets
5.9 Cost Benefit Ratio
5.10 Economies Of Scale
5.11 Policy Analysis Matrix (PAM)
5.12 Private Profitability
5.13 Social Profitability
5.14 Factors Attracting And Detracting The Cotton Marketing
5.15 Allocative Efficiency Of The Growers
5.16 Secondary Data and Research Methodology
5.17 Conclusion

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MARKETING PROBLEMS OF COTTON : PRIMARY DATA ANALYSIS

6.1 Introduction
6.2 Cost of Production
6.3 Cost-Benefit Ratio
6.4 Production Function
6.5 Description Of The Results in Bahawalpur District
6.6 Description Of The Results In Study Area
6.7 Economies Of Scale
6.8 Allocative Efficiency Of Input Use For Cotton In The Multan And Bahawalpur Region
6.9 Cobb Douglas Results
6.10 Ratios Of Marginal Value Products To Opportunity Costs
6.11 Comparative Advantage Of Cotton
6.12 Marketing Problems Of Cotton Growers
6.13 Marketing Problems Of Village Beopari/Commission Agent
6.14 Marketing Problems Of The Ginners
6.15 Marketing Problems Of Spinners
6.16 Factors Attracting The Marketing Of Cotton At Grower Level
6.17 Factors Detracting The Marketing Of Cotton
6.18 Logit Model Results Pertaining to Attractive and Detractive Factors in Cotton Marketing
6.19 Testing The Hypothesis At Cotton Growers Level
6.20 Factors Attracting The Marketing Of Cotton At Village Beopari / Commission Agent Level
6.21 Detracting Factor For Marketing Of Cotton At Village Beopari/Commission Agent Level
6.22 Hypothesis Formulated at VB/CA Level
6.23 Testing of Hypothesis at VB/CA Level
6.24 Factors Attracting the Marketing of Cotton At Ginner’s Level
6.25 Hypothesis Formulation at Ginner’s Level
6.26 Testing The Hypothesis at Ginner’s Level
6.27 Factors Attracting Cotton Marketing at Spinner’s Level
6.28 Detracting Factors in Cotton Marketing at Spinner’s Level
6.29 Hypothesis Formulation At Spinner’s Level
6.30 Testing The Hypothesis at Spinner’s Level
6.31 Conclusion

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COTTON PRODUCTION-A TIME SERIES APPROACH

7.1 Introduction
7.2 Data and Estimation Methods
7.3 Specification of Models
7.4 Empirical Results and Discussions
7.5 Forecasting
7.6 Conclusion

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CONCLUSIONS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS

8.1 Theoretical Implications of Research
8.2 Methodological Implications of Research
8.3 Implications for Public Policy
8.4 Policy Recommendations for Growers
8.5 Recommendations for Village Beopari / Commission Agent
8.6 Recommendations for Ginners
8.7 Recommendation at Spinners Level
 

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BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

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