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Why is Maharashtra’s average income five times that of Bihar?

Chanda, Areendam (2013) Why is Maharashtra’s average income five times that of Bihar? International Growth Centre Blog (09 Dec 2013). Website.

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Income gaps among Indian states are large, persistent and increasing over time. Differences in technology and efficiency in production processes have been found to be the primary explanation for income gaps across countries. Does the same apply to Indian states? This column attempts to answer this question, with a particular focus on Bihar – the state with the lowest average income in the country.

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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 11:37
Last Modified: 26 Dec 2020 00:22

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