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

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NSS Consumer Expenditure Data-A Comment

NSS Consumer Expenditure Data A Comment B S Minhas IN search of dues to the 'Mystery of a Declining Capital-Output Ratio' Arun Ghosh (November 18,1989) seems to have spun some brand new but different mysteries of his own. And he has created his new constructs out of data and matter which, on his own admission, are "only remotely related to the issue of capital-output ratio''. One discovery of Ghosh has led him to believe that the real picture of inequalities in levels of living and wealth in rural India can, by and large, be drawn without detailed distributional data produced by statisticians. Let us examine how Ghosh draws one such picture.

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