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Food subsidy, income transfer and the poor: A comparative analysis of the public distribution system in India's states

Jha, Raghbendra; Gaiha, Raghav; Pandey, Manoj; Kaicker, Nidhi


The Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) - the largest food subsidy program in India - has been a dismal failure in targeting the poor. The present paper examines its performance in three Indian states - Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan, ba

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Policy Modeling
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpolmod.2013.01.002


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