Was the Mandal Commission Right? Living Standard Differences between Backward Classes and Other Social Groups in India

Affirmative action has been at the heart of public policies towards the socially disadvantaged in India. Compensatory discrimination policies which have been adopted for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) since independence were recommended for Other Backward Classes (OBC) by the Ma...

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Main Author: Gang, Ira N
Sen, Kunal
Yun, Myeong-Su
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn 01.01.2008
Data of publication: 2008-01-01
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Dewey Decimal Classification: 300
Discipline: Social Sciences (General)
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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