ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Lessons from Argentina's Employment Guarantee

In the aftermath of the economic crisis of 2002, Argentina established the 'Plan Jefes y Jefas de Hogar', a job creation programme that can be a torchbearer for India's own employment guarantee. The Argentinian programme employed as much as 5 per cent of the population, drew in large numbers of women, cost just 1 per cent of GDP and far from 'digging holes' created productive assets.

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