POVERTY ALLEVIATION AS ADVANCING BASIC HUMAN CAPABILITIES: KERALA'S ACHIEVEMENTS COMPARED

@inproceedings{Kannan2000POVERTYAA,
  title={POVERTY ALLEVIATION AS ADVANCING BASIC HUMAN CAPABILITIES: KERALA'S ACHIEVEMENTS COMPARED},
  author={Kilavan Packiam Kannan},
  year={2000}
}
This paper is complementary to my earlier paper on Public Intervention and Poverty Alleviation: Declining Incidence of Rural Poverty in Kerala (published in 1995). The objective of this paper is to go beyond the notion of income-poverty and consider the achievements in advancing basic human capabilities. Written for an Asian audience, the paper highlights Kerala’s achievements in advancing basic human capabilities to an extent that is far above than would be warranted by its per capita income… CONTINUE READING

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