ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Public Workers' Housing Helps Labour-Intensive Manufacturing

Can publicly-provided, subsidised housing increase the demand for labour in labour-intensive manufacturing? Can it increase the extent of India's participation in labour-intensive manufacturing? It is argued that by reducing the effective cost of labour vis-à-vis the cost of machinery, publicly-provided housing can promote India's participation in labour-intensive manufacturing.



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