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Livelihoods of Marginal Mining and Quarrying Households in India

We thank the Australian Research Council for funding the Discovery Project, of which this study is a part. We also thank Amitabh Kundu (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), Pundarik Mukhopadhaya (Macquarie University, Sydney) and David Williams (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Sydney) for their thoughtful comments on earlier versions of this paper. We also wish to convey our gratitude to Mohit Chaturvedi for his initial work on identifying the poorest mining and quarrying households from the National Sample Survey data.

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