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Well-being in the 1990s: towards a balance sheet

Cassen, Robert (2002) Well-being in the 1990s: towards a balance sheet. Economic and Political Weekly, 37 (27). pp. 2789-2794. ISSN 0012-9976

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The debate about poverty trends in India in the 1990s can be widened to look at a broad range of indicators. The data do not really permit resolution of a key issue, whether poverty decline has slowed or not. Only literacy and fertility decline have unambiguously accelerated. But the record overall is one of continuing modest - if uneven - progress.

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Additional Information: © 2002 The Economic and Political Weekly
Divisions: Social Policy
Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2008 13:26
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 12:45

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