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Changes in Living Standards in Villages in India 1975-2004: Revisiting the ICRISAT Village Level Studies

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  • Reena Badiani
  • Stefan Dercon

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  • Pramila Krishnan
  • K P C Rao

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This 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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  • Reena Badiani & Stefan Dercon & Pramila Krishnan & K P C Rao, 2007. "Changes in Living Standards in Villages in India 1975-2004: Revisiting the ICRISAT Village Level Studies," Working Papers id:1172, eSocialSciences.
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    7. Margaret Grosh & Paul Glewwe, 2000. "Designing Household Survey Questionnaires for Developing Countries : Lessons from 15 Years of the Living Standards Measurement Study, Volume 3," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 15195.
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