A Division of Laborers: Identity and Efficiency in India

Workers' social identity affects their choice of occupation, and therefore the structure and prosperity of the aggregate economy. This paper studies this phenomenon in a setting where work and identity are particularly intertwined: the Indian caste system. Using a new dataset that combines info...

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Main Author: Cassan, Guilhem
Format: eBook
Language: English
Place of publication: Washington, D.C The World Bank 16.02.2021
Data of publication: 02-16-2021
Series: Policy Research Working Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: World Bank e-Library
World Bank e-Library Research Working Papers
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