Disadvantage and discrimination in self-employment : Caste gaps in earnings in Indian small businesses

Sharma, Smriti and Deshpande, Ashwini (2015). Disadvantage and discrimination in self-employment : Caste gaps in earnings in Indian small businesses. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Sharma, Smriti
    Deshpande, Ashwini
    Title Disadvantage and discrimination in self-employment : Caste gaps in earnings in Indian small businesses
    Volume/Issue No. 2015/67
    Publication Date 2015
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 30
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Using the 2004-05 India Human Development Survey data, we estimate and decompose the earnings of household businesses owned by historically marginalized social groups known as Scheduled Castes and Tribes (SCSTs), and non-SCSTs across the earnings distribu

    Keyword Caste
    Equality and inequality
    Households
    Income distribution
    Microeconomics
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2015
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292309565
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