Occupational Structure and Incidence of Poverty in Indian Towns of Different Sizes
AbstractThis paper investigates the incidence of poverty in Indian towns and cities of various sizes of population. It also tests the hypothesis that larger towns and cities, because of their size, are capable of supporting more complex economic activities, improving labor productivity, and hence lowering the incidence of poverty. In particular, similar levels of education, ceteris paribus, have a larger impact in bigger conurbations. Copyright 2001 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Volume (Year): 5 (2001)
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