regional disparity in maharashtra
The Preston-Curve and the Contribution of Health to Economic Well-Being: Evidence From the Dhs of India and Four African Countries
The objective of this paper is two-fold: (a) to corroborate Preston's cross-country macro-level findings with the micro-level evidence from the demographic and health surveys (DHS); and (b) to examine, at the within-country regional level, the impact that health improvements may have had on economic well-being. Two cases of empirical findings are presented: one using the DHS data for the states...
Inequality in Carbon Emissions at Sub-National Level in India
In this study using standard measures of inequality such as Gini coefficient, Kakwani Index, coefficient of variation and Theil Index we examine inequality in carbon emissions for the years 2000-09 at the sub-national level covering 17 major states of India. At the outset, in order to estimate sub-national inequality in carbon emissions we also estimated total carbon emissions for each state for...
Jinan Yipin Corp. v. United States, (2011)
..., Gujarat, Maharashtra, Orissa, and Uttaranchal). See MarketAPMC data is the place ... throughout India, and do not reflect local or regionalaberrations. The Remand Determination is full of broad, sweeping, conclusory ... had established by substantial evidence that the disparity between the Azadpur APMCdata and the price reflected in the ...
Female feticide in India.
...--and infanticide are largely responsible for this disparity. This marked gap between males and females has nationwide ... as Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Delhi and Maharashtra. (38) Table I points to an alarming situation. Just imagine a ...Visaria, Deficit of Women in India: Magnitude, Trends, Regional Variations and Determinants, 15 NAT'L MED. J. INDIA 19 (2002). . ...
Is Growth Central to Poverty Alleviation in India?
The World Bank's 1997 plan for alleviating poverty in India focuses on labor-intensive growth, yet this is not the best strategy. Growth certainly helps reduce poverty, but poverty will increase if the poor are excluded from growth, thus perpetuating their poverty. Community measures that include a strong coalition of the poor might be effective.
Regional Divergence in India During the Era of Liberalization: A Sectoral Decomposition
The objective of this paper is to understand and measure the contribution of various sectors towards the divergence of regional output in India in the era of liberalization. We have first described a framework that enables us to decompose the rate of divergence into the contribution made by various sectors. Next, we have used this framework to focus on the role of the agricultural, industrial and ...
Banned and enforced: the immediate answer to a problem without an immediate solution - how India can prevent another generation of 'missing girls'.
...(6) It is commonly believed that this disparity is the result of the desire of Indian parents to avoid paying a .... The state of Maharashtra enacted the first ban on the use of ultrasound for sex ... governments will assist in translating the book into regional languages so that students attending public schools in some of ...
The New Biopolitics: Autonomy, Demography, and Nationhood
In this article, the author addresses an emerging problem in a central area of contemporary freedom: reproductive autonomy. The possibility that reproductive freedom might be self-undermining arises from two demographic crises. In Europe and Northeast Asia, fertility rates have fallen well below the level needed to replace the existing population. Fertility rates are below replacement level where ...
Against ecofeminism: Agrarian populism and the splintered subject in rural India.
... statist conception of the technocrat as social engineer, regional areas, mostly in North India, were "selected" for the application ... were the Shetkari Sangtana, led by Sharadjoshi in Maharashtra, the southern-based Rajya Ryota Sangha, led by Dr. Najundaswamy, ... of distribution entailed an attack on the basic disparity of property rights between rural and urban India, then the ...
The environment, population, and women's human rights.
Symposium on Population Law