Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India 1999-2006: Slower Progress for Poorest Groups.

Abstract

Multidimensional poverty in India decreased between 1999 and 2006 faster than income poverty. Using the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) datasets, this briefing describes the extent of poverty reduction, and examines where and how it has taken place.

Citation

Alkire, S.; Seth, S. Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India 1999-2006: Slower Progress for Poorest Groups. (2012) 4 pp.

Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India 1999-2006: Slower Progress for Poorest Groups.

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