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Reducing poverty and inequality in India: has liberalization helped?

Raghbendra, Jha

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This study examines the empirical relationship among inequality, poverty and economic growth in India. Using data on consumption from the 13th to the 55th Rounds of the National Sample Survey, the author computes, for both rural and urban sectors, the Gini coefficient and three popular measures of poverty. The observed changes in inequality and poverty are explained in terms of the behaviour of key macroeconomic aggregates. A sharp rise in rural and, particularly, urban inequality and only a...[Show more]

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Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/40129
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/40129

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