POVERTY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION IN RURAL INDIA: A NEXUS
Purusottam Nayak ()
General Economics and Teaching from University Library of Munich, Germany
Inspired by the worldwide debate on the issue, the present paper is a humble attempt to test the nexus between poverty and environmental degradation in rural India based on secondary sources of data. Though the study does not reveal any definite pattern of linkage in the context of rural India it examines the probable causes of failure in the link, highlights the status of poverty and environmental degradation across States and over time and concludes by highlighting the urgent need for undertaking micro level studies in the North Eastern States based on primary survey for policy intervention.
Keywords: Poverty; and; Environmental; Degradation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 11 pages
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cwa and nep-env
Note: Type of Document - doc; pages: 11
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:wpa:wuwpgt:0509017
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in General Economics and Teaching from University Library of Munich, Germany
Bibliographic data for series maintained by EconWPA ().