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Globalization, labor markets and inequality in India / Dipak Mazumdar and Sandip Sarkar.

By: Mazumdar, Dipak, 1932-.
Contributor(s): Sarkar, Sandip, 1961-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia (2005) ; 79. Publisher: London ; New York : Ottawa, ON : Routledge ; International Development Research Centre, 2008Description: xx, 356 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415436113 (pbk.); 0415436117 (pbk.).Other title: Globalization, labour markets and inequality in India [Distinctive title].Subject(s): Globalization -- Economic aspects -- India | Labor market -- India | Equality -- India | India -- Economic conditions | India -- Foreign economic relationsDDC classification: 331.120954 MAZ Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
1. Introduction - An Overview of Globalization, Reforms and Macro-economic Developments in India Part 1: Trends in Poverty, Inequality, Employment and Earnings 2. Poverty, Growth and Inequality in the Pre- and Post-reform Periods and the Patterns of Urbanization in India - An Analysis for All-India and the Major States 3. Trends in Employment and Earnings 1983-2000 4. Accounting for the Decline in Labor Supply in the Nineties Part 2: Regional Dimensions 5. Some Implications of Regional Differences in Labor Market Outcomes in India (Ahmad Ahsan and Carmen Pages) 6. Trend in Regional Disparities in Poverty, Incidence--an Analysis Based on NSS Regions Part 3: Employment and Earnings in the Major Sectors 7. Agricultural Productivity, Off-farm Employment and Rural Poverty; the problem of Labor Absorption in Agriculture 8. Employment Elasticity in Organized Manufacturing in India 9. Dualism in Indian Manufacturing -- Causes and Consequences 10. Growth of Employment and Earnings in the Tertiary Sector Part 4: Labor Market Institutions 11. Regulations, Enforcement and Adjudication in Indian Labor Markets: Origins, Consequences and the Way Forward (Ahmad Ahsan Carmen Pages and Tirthankar Roy) 12. Strengthening Employment and Social Security for Unorganized Workers (Philip O'Keefe and Robert Palacios) 13. Epilogue Conclusions.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [342]-351) and index.

1. Introduction - An Overview of Globalization, Reforms and Macro-economic Developments in India Part 1: Trends in Poverty, Inequality, Employment and Earnings 2. Poverty, Growth and Inequality in the Pre- and Post-reform Periods and the Patterns of Urbanization in India - An Analysis for All-India and the Major States 3. Trends in Employment and Earnings 1983-2000 4. Accounting for the Decline in Labor Supply in the Nineties Part 2: Regional Dimensions 5. Some Implications of Regional Differences in Labor Market Outcomes in India (Ahmad Ahsan and Carmen Pages) 6. Trend in Regional Disparities in Poverty, Incidence--an Analysis Based on NSS Regions Part 3: Employment and Earnings in the Major Sectors 7. Agricultural Productivity, Off-farm Employment and Rural Poverty; the problem of Labor Absorption in Agriculture 8. Employment Elasticity in Organized Manufacturing in India 9. Dualism in Indian Manufacturing -- Causes and Consequences 10. Growth of Employment and Earnings in the Tertiary Sector Part 4: Labor Market Institutions 11. Regulations, Enforcement and Adjudication in Indian Labor Markets: Origins, Consequences and the Way Forward (Ahmad Ahsan Carmen Pages and Tirthankar Roy) 12. Strengthening Employment and Social Security for Unorganized Workers (Philip O'Keefe and Robert Palacios) 13. Epilogue Conclusions.

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