Inequality, Employment and Public Policy

Published By: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, M | Published Date: January, 01 , 2018

This paper examines dimensions of inequality including labour market inequalities and discusses public policies needed for reduction in inequalities. It discusses both inequality of outcomes and inequality of opportunities. In terms of income, India is the second highest inequality country in the world next to South Africa. Wealth inequalities are also high in India. Most of the inequalities will have labour market dimension. Labour market inequalities can be found across sectors, wages and earnings, quality of work, labour market access and, between organised and unorganised sectors.

Author(s): S.Mahendra Dev | Posted on: Jan 16, 2018 | Views() | Download (345)

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