ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Rural Employment, Wages and Labour Markets in India- A Survey of Research

Markets in India A Survey of Research Kalpana Bardhan This survey of empirical work on the rural labour market is divided into three sections. Section I surveys the literature on size, characteristics and composition of the rural working force and employment, particularly the changes over time. Changes in the composition of rural work participation and in the 'distribution of employment, viewed together with the pattern of migration, would indicate at the macro level, adjustments of labour supply to changing income-earning opportunities.

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