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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
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Collections > Economists Online
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2008 13:26
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2020 23:25

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