Pandey, Manoj K. (2009): Poverty and disability among elderly in India: evidences from household survey.
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The paper examines the causal relationship between disability and poverty among Indian elderly. Using different poverty measures and statistical tests, the paper also attempts to analyze the depth of poverty among disabled elderly. A special round of National Sample Survey data on disability is used for this purpose. The results confirm the hypothesis of causal relationship between poverty and disability. Further, our analysis suggests for higher level of poverty and income inequality among disabled elderly and differences in the income levels vary significantly across different age groups, gender, social group and educational status.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Poverty and disability among elderly in India: evidences from household survey|
|Keywords:||Poverty; Disability; Inequality; Poverty measures; Elderly; Estimation|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C13 - Estimation: General
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J14 - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
D - Microeconomics > D6 - Welfare Economics > D63 - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
|Depositing User:||Manoj Pandey|
|Date Deposited:||07. Jun 2009 03:19|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2013 23:14|
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