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

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Measurement of Unemployment in Rural India

Following Amartya Sen, it is argued in this article that there are at least two concepts of unemployment implied in the dual function of employment ~ as a means of creating and distributing incomes. It is suggested that the income unemployed tend to be a subset of the production unemployed or surplus labour.

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