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Inequality among the rural poor: a tale of two cities in India and Vietnam

Liu, Amy Y.C.


Using the Survey of Living Conditions in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar of India and the second round of the Vietnam Living Standards Survey, this paper examines whether and to what extent rural consumption inequality of the poor differs in the two countries. While these two countries have experienced significant growth since the early 1990s, they have different institutional arrangements. As a result, the reforms that they have undertaken could have different impact on the poor. The Shapley...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Crawford School of Public Policy
Date published: 2009
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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