Escaping poverty and becoming poor: who gains, who loses, and why? Accounting for stability and change in 35 North Indian villages.

@inproceedings{Krishna2003EscapingPA,
  title={Escaping poverty and becoming poor: who gains, who loses, and why? Accounting for stability and change in 35 North Indian villages.},
  author={A. Krishna},
  year={2003}
}
  • A. Krishna
  • Published 2003
  • Economics
  • Overall economic trends have very different effects on different households, this study of 35 north Indian villages shows. Members of 11 percent of 6,376 households in these villages have overcome poverty in the last 25 years, but members of another 8 percent have fallen into poverty at the same time. One set of factors is associated with households’ escape from poverty, but another and different set is associated with households’ decline. Two distinct sets of policies are required thus – one… CONTINUE READING
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