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Multidimensions of Urban Poverty - Evidence from India


  • S Chandrasekhar

    (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research)

  • Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay


Content of abstract This paper provides a robust multidimensional evaluation of intra -urban differences. The hypothesis that joint consumption of public goods of individuals in non slum urban India dominates those of individuals living in slums is accepted while the hypothesis that consumption of private goods of individuals in non slum urban India dominates those of individuals living in slums is rejected.

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  • S Chandrasekhar & Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay, 2007. "Multidimensions of Urban Poverty - Evidence from India," Microeconomics Working Papers 22413, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:eab:microe:22413

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    Urban; poverty; Slums; India; Intra Urban Differences; Multidimensional; Dominance;

    JEL classification:

    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • H42 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Publicly Provided Private Goods
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty


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