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Employment and Unemployment in Andhra Pradesh-Trends and Dimensions

in Andhra Pradesh Trends and Dimensions G Parthasarathy assisted by Jayshree Anand This paper discusses trends in unemployment in Andhra Pradesh focusing on (i) the association between the proportion of casual labour and unemployment and between unemployment and rural poverty; (ii) changes in the elasticity of employment to output; (iii) the puzzle of usual status unemployment showing a rise even as there is a decline in unemployed person days; and (iv) employment generation under public works programmes in relation to the extent of unemployment.

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