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

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Dimensions of Rural Poverty An Inter-Regional Profile

Inter-Regional Profile L R Jain K Sundaram S D Tendulkar This study considers six inter-related dimensions of poverty and seeks to fa) provide region-level estimates for all the six variables; (b) measure and analyse inter-regional disparities in the indicators of poverty; (c) examine the spatial distribution of regions by reference to the quartile-wise ranking along each of the dimensions of poverty; (d) identify spatial patterns of contiguity by mapping; and (e) analyse the inter-relations among the chosen indicators by means of bivariate quartile-wise cross-tabulation.

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