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Right to work? : assessing India's employment guarantee scheme in Bihar (English)

Abstract

In 2006, India embarked on an ambitious attempt to fight poverty by attempting to introduce a wage floor in a setting in which many unskilled workers earn less than the minimum wage. The 2005 national rural employment guarantee act (NREGA) creates a justiciable... See More +

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  • Dutta, Puja; Murgai, Rinku; Ravallion, Martin; van de Walle, Dominique;
  • 2014/02/01
  • Publication
  • 85414
  • 1
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  • India
  • South Asia
  • 2014/02/28
  • Right to work? : assessing India's employment guarantee scheme in Bihar
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