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

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Regional Imbalances in Indian Economy-Caught in Computerised Confusion

Caught in Computerised Confusion S M Vidwans Subjecting as many indicators of development as possible to multi-variate statistical analysis, researchers define, measure and analyse development to validate economic theories or pronounce policy prescriptions of great import, even though, disturbingly often, the statistical techniques they employ are incapable of supporting the type of conclusions they rush to reach. The present critique attempts to bare such serious infirmities of analysis commonly suffered by many a research endeavour in this field.

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