Adjusted Indian Poverty Estimates for 1999-2000

  title={Adjusted Indian Poverty Estimates for 1999-2000},
  • Published 2003
This paper explains a method that can be used to adjust the NSS 55th Round poverty estimates so as to make them comparable with earlier official estimates. After presenting the adjusted head-count ratios for all-India and each of the large states, for both urban and rural sectors, the author turns to some broader issues about poverty monitoring in India, including those raised by the non-comparability of estimates that is his main topic but looking further to issues of future survey design and… CONTINUE READING

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