ASARC Working Paper 2011 / 06 Body Mass Index , Participation , Duration of Work and Earnings under NREGS : Evidence from Rajasthan

@inproceedings{Raghbendra2011ASARCWP,
  title={ASARC Working Paper 2011 / 06 Body Mass Index , Participation , Duration of Work and Earnings under NREGS : Evidence from Rajasthan},
  author={Raghbendra and Raghav and K. Manoj},
  year={2011}
}
Despite its evident importance relatively little is known about links between Body Mass Index (BMI) and participation in workfare programs, particularly in India. Using a unique data set for the Indian state of Rajasthan for 2009-10, this paper attempts to fill this void and examines the association between BMI and participation in, duration of employment in and earnings from employment in NREGs. Thus we go beyond the scope of the extant literature and model these links for both male and female… CONTINUE READING