ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Inclusive Development? Migration, Governance and Social Change in Rural Bihar

Migration has been a trigger of change in rural Bihar, but despite some social progress, economic transformation remains slow. This paper examines the pattern of change over the last decade, and considers whether prospects for faster or more equitable development have improved and whether a model of development based on migration and consumption out of income transfers and remittances is sustainable.

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