Measurement of Employment And Unemployment in India : Some Issues

Published By: CDE on eSS | Published Date: April, 01 , 2008

This paper offers a review of the concepts and definitions used in the NSS Employment-Unemployment Surveys (EUS, for short) which have remained virtually unchanged since they were introduced in the NSS 27th Round (1972-73) based on the analysis and recommendations in the Report of the Expert Group on Unemployment Estimate – better known as the Dantwala Committee Report (GOI, 1970). It also examines critically the employment-unemployment estimates derived/derivable from EUS and the use of such estimates for planning and policy. [CDE DSE WP 174]

Author(s): K. Sundaram | Posted on: May 15, 2009 | Views(1444) | Download (1015)


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