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On the spatial concentration of employment in India

S Chandrasekhar and Ajay Sharma

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai Working Papers from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India

Abstract: This paper seeks to understand what kind of economic activities are concentrated in which regions of India. Spatial concentration of jobs is measured by calculating the location quotient using information on the industry of work of the individuals in a region. The paper uses data from NSSO 2011-12 survey of employment and unemployment.

Keywords: Location Quotient; Spatial Concentration; Jobs (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R10 R12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 9 pages
Date: 2014-01
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