Counting the Poor: Measurement and Other Issues

Published By: IGIDR on eSS | Published Date: December, 01 , 2014

This paper first presents approach of Expert Group (Rangarajan). The clarifications are given under the following heads: (1) what is new in the approach for poverty line; (2) Use of calories; (3) Multi-dimensional poverty; (4) High urban poverty in many states; (5) NAS-NSS consumption differences; (6) poverty measure in other countries; (7) public expenditure and poverty; (8) poverty ratio under eligibility under programmes. As the most of the researchers commented on multi-dimensional poverty, this note elaborates on the reasons for not undertaking this measure in the report.

Author(s): C. Rangarajan, S.Mahendra Dev | Posted on: Dec 12, 2014 | Views(1163) | Download (561)

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