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The Other Half of the Demographic Dividend.

  title={The Other Half of the Demographic Dividend.},
  author={S. Desai},
  journal={Economic and political weekly},
  volume={45 40},
  • S. Desai
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Economic and political weekly
Sonalde Desai ( is with the University of Maryland and National Council of Applied Economic Research. India is unlikely to realise its “demographic dividend” to the fullest extent unless significant strides can be made to increase women’s labour force participation through an increase in employment opportunities and a reduction in labour market disadvantages. Starting with the legendary debate between Marx and Malthus, economists have been divided into two camps when it… Expand
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