Short-term Migration and Consumption Expenditure of Households in Rural India

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

In 2007-08, short-term migrants constituted 4.35 per cent of the rural workforce. A total of 9.25 million households in rural India had short-term migrants.Using a nationally representative data for rural India, this paper examines differences in consumption expenditure across households with and without a household member who is a short-migrant. [IGIDR WP-2014-009].

Author(s): S. Chandrasekhar, Mousumi Das, Ajay Sharma | Posted on: Mar 27, 2014 | Views(471) | Download (488)

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