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Reconsidering Women's Work in Rural India Analysis of NSSO Data, 2004-05 and 2011-12

Siddiqui, Zakaria; Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala; Lockie, Stewart; Pritchard, Bill


The most recent data gathered by the National Sample Survey Office on work participation for women in India reveal a sharp decline, primarily due to the NSSO's conventional measures not accounting for economic activities undertaken by women for the benefit of households. Alternative definitional approaches to the production boundary, such as the Indian System of National Accounts and the United Nations System of National Accounts, somewhat better account for unpaid work by women for households'...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Economic and Political Weekly


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