Migration and Urban Poverty in India Some Preliminary Observations
AbstractMigration decisions to urban areas that are backed by economic rationale and attempts to understand gains accruing to individuals from migration, in terms of poverty outcomes are analysed. The analysis is based on the 55th round survey data on Employment - Unemployment Survey 1999-2000 (EUS) provided by the National Sample Survey Organisation. A broad descriptive socio-economic profiling of the migrant households in urban India and explore the dynamics of poverty among interstate as well as intrastate migrants to urban destinations are undertaken. [WP 414].
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migration; urban areas; economic; developing countries individuals; poverty; employment; Unemployment Survey; socio-economic; migrant; households; India; urban;
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- NEP-CWA-2009-11-21 (Central & Western Asia)
- NEP-DEV-2009-11-21 (Development)
- NEP-MIG-2009-11-21 (Economics of Human Migration)
- NEP-URE-2009-11-21 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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