Rahman, Jiyaur and Sheereen, Zeba (2012): Economic implications of intra-state conflict:Evidence from Manipur state of India.
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Manipur is one of the eight states in North-East India. The economy of the state is primarily dependent on agriculture which contributes a major share to the total state domestic product and provides employment to about 52 per cent of the total workforce in Manipur. Other sectors which contribute to the economy of the state are allied activities of agriculture sector, industry sector comprising small and cottage industry and service sector. The state is inhabited by various ethnic groups having their own distinctive cultural affinity which can be broadly divided into Meiteis, Naga Tribes and Kuki-Chin-Mizo Tribes. The state has experienced many conflicts between them. Tensions between them are mainly for control of resources and land, but in recent times politics has been involved which give tensions a new and dangerous dimension altogether. Today more than 30 armed groups operate in Manipur. The study undertakes a special concern about the economic implications of ethnic conflicts in Manipur state. The valley life is frequently disturbed by the oft occurrences of bandhs, strikes and economic blockade. This affects the economic condition of people of Manipur and thereby makes them poor.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Economic implications of intra-state conflict:Evidence from Manipur state of India|
|Keywords:||Ethnic groups; Conflict; Economy; Agriculture; Manipur|
|Subjects:||A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics
D - Microeconomics > D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making > D74 - Conflict ; Conflict Resolution ; Alliances ; Revolutions
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics ; Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology ; Social and Economic Stratification
|Depositing User:||JIYAUR RAHMAN ZIA|
|Date Deposited:||07. Jun 2012 12:15|
|Last Modified:||01. Nov 2015 19:47|
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