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An empirical analysis of the impact of public expenditures on education and health on poverty in Indian states

Jha, Raghbendra; Biswal, Bagala; Biswal, Urvashi D

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The principal objective of this study is to test whether public expenditures on education, health and other development activities have been effective in reducing poverty in India. To ensure sensitivity and robustness of the results, three different measures of poverty belonging to the Foster-Greer-Thorbecke group of poverty measures are used. We consider various types of education expenditures, viz., government expenditures on elementary, secondary, higher/university and “other” levels. Data...[Show more]

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Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/41571
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