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Social safety nets and nutrient deprivation: An analysis of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Program and the Public Distribution System in India

Jha, Raghbendra; Bhattacharyya, Sambit; Gaiha, Raghav


Using primary data collected during 2007-08 we examine nutritional status with respect to two macronutrients as well as various micronutrients of rural households in three Indian states: Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan and find serious deficiencies in regard to these nutrients in all three states. The impact of two policy interventions (NREG and PDS) on nutrient intake is considered and significant impacts are discovered. The impact effects of a change in these policy measures are...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Asian Economics
DOI: 10.1016/j.asieco.2010.11.004


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