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Short-term Migration and Consumption Expenditure of Households in Rural India

S Chandrasekhar, Mousumi Das and Ajay Sharma

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Abstract: In 2007-08, short-term migrants constituted 4.35 per cent of the rural workforce. A total of 9.25 million households in rural India had short-term migrants.Using a nationally representative data for rural India, this paper examines differences in consumption expenditure across households with and without a household member who is a short-migrant. [IGIDR WP-2014-009].

Keywords: Short-term migration; Household consumption; Rural-urban linkages; household; rural India; jobs; manufacturing; employment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014-03
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