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A Method of Estimating Income Distributions

N Sreenivasa Iyengar Lila Ram Jain A number of attempts have been made in India to construct size distributions of personal income so as to measure the degree of and changes in inequality of income distribution. These attempts have met with varying degrees of success.

On Comparing Levels of Living in Different Regions

has been drawn up keeping in mind the specific needs of the New Bombay project, for which the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCO) is the agency responsible for planning and development, it is hoped that scholars and investigators concerned with other areas will communicate with CIDCO if they feel that the scope of the present investigations could be modified or enlarged so as to make the results relevant and useful for areas other than New Bombay, or if they are aware of work being done elsewhere which is pertinent to the present programme. While CIDCO is pre pared to co-ordinate the research programme, and provide some financial support wherever necessary, it is expected that the actual investigative work will be carried out by other agencies and consultants outside CIDCO, and it is they who will take responsibility and credit for the work that they are doing.

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