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Rural Poverty in India

By: B.C. Mehta

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1993

Seller ID: 701038

ISBN: 8170224322

Condition: New


Rural poverty is a much studied topic. However, in most of the studies, poverty is measured on the basis of an unidimensional measure of nutritional inadequacy. This study deviates from the other studies in capturing several other aspects of poverty like income insufficiency, resource deprivation and low quality of life. In all seventeen indicators are used. Poverty profiles of 64 regions are prepared on the basis of these indicators. An attempt is then made to understand these poverty situations with the help of structural (agrarian), geophysical and policy variables. Though multivariate regr... View more info