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

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Employment and Structural Adjustment-A Look at 1991 Census Data

Employment and Structural Adjustment A Look at 1991 Census Data B B Bhattacharya Arup Mitra The 1991 Census data on employment reveal that despite a significant acceleration of the industrial growth rate during the 80s, the share of manufaturing in total employment has declined. The employment elasticity in the manufacturing sector turns out to be as low as 0.2. Further, the employment growth in the private organised manufacturing has been negative during the 80s.

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