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Rural Poverty and Its Alleviation in India

Rural Poverty and Its Alleviation in India Sudhanshu Ranade KAKWANI and Subbarao [1991] have attempted to defend the methodology they earlier used to separate the impact of growth and of improvements in distribution on rural poverty in India [Kakwani and Subbarao 1990a, 1990b], The present note seeks to draw attention to some problems with the method which Kakwani and Subbarao have in their most recent paper attempted to defend. We conclude with an outline of a viable alternative.

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