Changes in Living Standards in Villages in India 1975-2004: Revisiting the ICRISAT Village Level Studies
AbstractThis paper examines changes in living conditions in the six villages in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, initially surveyed during 1975-84. This study is linked to the original Village Level Survey (VLS) households to a new survey in the villages conducted during 2001-04 and further extensive survey work in 2005-06, including tracking survey of all individuals ever interviewed in the original VLS [CPRC WP No. 85].
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village; living condition; standards Andhra Pradesh; Maharashtra; village level survey (VLS); Maharashtra; poverty;
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