Economic and Political Weekly Special Articles Poverty and Inequality in India a Re-examination

@inproceedings{DrzeEconomicAP,
  title={Economic and Political Weekly Special Articles Poverty and Inequality in India a Re-examination},
  author={Jean Dr{\`e}ze}
}
P overty trends in India in the nineties have been a matter of intense controversy. 1 The debate has often generated more heat than light, and confusion still remains about the extent to which poverty has declined during the period. In the absence of conclusive evidence , widely divergent claims have flourished. Some have argued that the nineties have been a period of unprecedented improvement in living standards. Others have claimed that it has been a time of widespread impoverishment. 2… CONTINUE READING