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Impact of Bicycles for India

“We certainly like the idea and understand the importance of transport. The main focus of the discussion came to the realistic practice of the idea that if some one finds something very important for oneself then tries to have that. So the question comes up that if the bicycle is one important thing for poor […]

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Quantitative Experiments

Effect of Bicycle on Poverty Alleviation Quantitative Field Study-1:¬†Uganda Organization:¬†Institute for Transportation & Development Policy, Europe Cost-benefit analysis of bike ownership. We gave 300 low-income households in diverse parts of Uganda discounted bikes and a one-time instruction on how to use the time they saved to work on related activities. Results: All households either increased […]

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Bicycle: The Unnoticed Potential

In recent times, the Indian government’s increased attention has spurred progress in the agricultural sector. When assessing transportation in terms of its cost-effectiveness in alleviating rural poverty, it appears highly advantageous. Notably, investments in roads during the 1990s surpassed other rural economic initiatives, yielding returns 3-10 times greater. Road investments, which improve transportation, are closely […]