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Poverty and public celebrations in rural India (English)


The author examines the paradox of very poor households, spending large sums on celebrations. Using qualitative, and quantitative data from South India, the author demonstrates that spending on weddings, and festivals can be explained by integrating an...  See More +


  • Rao, Vijayendra;
  • 2001/01/31
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS2528
  • 1
  • 1
  • India
  • South Asia
  • 2010/07/01
  • Poverty and public celebrations in rural India
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