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Well-being in the 1990s: towards a balance sheet

By Robert Cassen

Abstract

The debate about poverty trends in India in the 1990s can be widened to look at a broad range of indicators. The data do not really permit resolution of a key issue, whether poverty decline has slowed or not. Only literacy and fertility decline have unambiguously accelerated. But the record overall is one of continuing modest - if uneven - progress

Topics: HC Economic History and Conditions
Publisher: Economic and Political Weekly
Year: 2002
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:18241
Provided by: LSE Research Online
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