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Canada s Economic Crisis

kept quiet. The other incident related to an article on poverty measurement by P D Ojha, published in the RBI Bulletin, (It is generally not known that the RBI was a pioneer on this theme the detailed study by Dandekar and Rath, employing similar yet more refined methodology, appeared a year later.) Somebody, probably the banking secretary, drew the attention of the finance minister (Y B Chavan) to the propriety of publishing such a 'subversive' article in the RBI Bulletin. The finance minister mentioned this to Jagannathan, who replied whether it would have suited the government if the author instead of 'poverty' had used the word 'malnutrition'.

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