Extension and Innovation Nepal

Estimating the Impact of Access to Infrastructure and Extension Services in Rural Nepal

We also show statistically significant impacts of irrigation using a hedonic model with two cross-sections of data. Our hedonic estimates of the effect of extension on land values in 2003/04 found that extension has a significant impact, while our estimates for 1995/96 suggest a positive yet statistically insignificant effect. However, the alternative panel approach did not yield significant estimates of the impact of access to irrigation or extension services.

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