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Characteristics and Patterns of Intergenerational Poverty Traps and Escapes in Rural North India

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  • Anirudh Krishna

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    The paper examines the poverty status of 4,198 households resident in 18 villages of Rajasthan, India, at four points of time between 1977 to 2010 using retrospective methodology known as Stages of Progress.

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    Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:3940.

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    Keywords: retrospective methodology; disabled; inheritance; uncared-for elderlyIndia; Rajasthan; stages of progress; methodology; poor; intergenerational poverty; IGP group; households; village;

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