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...

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Volume: 54
Main Author: Gang, Ira N
Sen, Kunal
Yun, Myeong‐Su
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: 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
ORCID: 0000-0003-3788-8798
Data of publication: March 2008
ISSN: 0034-6586
1475-4991
EISSN: 1475-4991
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: 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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