Poverty, Household Size and Child Welfare in India
AbstractThis study uses Indian unit record data from expenditure and employment surveys, in conjunction with State level indicators, to (a) investigate whether the backward classes and female headed households face higher poverty rates than other, and (b) examine the impact of poverty, along with a host of individual, family, socio economic and State characteristics, on child labour and child schooling.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Tasmania - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 1999-01.
Length: 33 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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ECONOMETRICS ; REGRESSION ANALYSIS ; POVERTY ; SOCIAL WELFARE ; CHILDREN ; INDIA;
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