Multidimensions of Urban Poverty - Evidence from India

Author: 
S Chandrasekhar
Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay
Description: 
WP-2007-008
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Abstract: 
Content of abstract This paper provides a robust multidimensional evaluation of intra -urban differences. The hypothesis that joint consumption of public goods of individuals in non slum urban India dominates those of individuals living in slums is accepted while the hypothesis that consumption of private goods of individuals in non slum urban India dominates those of individuals living in slums is rejected.