POVERTY IN RURAL INDIA: CASTE AND TRIBE
This paper analyzes the determinants of rural poverty in India, contrasting the situation of scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribe (ST) households with the non‐scheduled population. The incidence of poverty in SC and ST households is much higher than among non‐scheduled households. By combining r...
Gang, Ira N
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Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.03.2008
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|published in:||The Review of income and wealth Vol. 54; no. 1; pp. 50 - 70|
|Data of publication:||March 2008|
This manuscript has benefited from discussions with Shubhashis Gangopadhyay and Ajit Mishra, and from comments by the two referees and seminar participants at University College–Dublin, Queens University–Belfast, Bar‐Ilan University, Indian Statistical Institute–Calcutta Centre, Delhi School of Economics, University of East Anglia, College of William and Mary, Graduate School of City University of New York, and the Midwest Economic Association. We thank Richard Palmer‐Jones for helping us with the data.
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