Was the Mandal Commission Right? Differences in Living Standards between Social Groups

Affirmative action has been at the heart of public policy towards the socially disadvantaged in India. Compensatory discrimination policies adopted for the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes since independence are now available to Other Backward Classes. This paper examines why the OBCS have lowe...

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Volume: 46
Main Author: IRA N GANG
KUNAL SEN
MYEONG-SU YUN
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: Mumbai Sameeksha Trust 24.09.2011
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published in: Economic and political weekly Vol. 46; no. 39; pp. 43 - 51
Data of publication: 20110924
ISSN: 0012-9976
2349-8846
EISSN: 2349-8846
Discipline: Economics
Education
Subjects:
Age
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