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Author Shukla, R. K.

Title How India earns, spends and saves [electronic resource] : unmasking the real India / Rajesh Shukla.

Imprint New Delhi, India ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 202 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Earning pattern of Indian households -- Spending pattern of Indian households -- Saving pattern of Indian households -- Income pyramid: distribution and income disparity -- Rural well-being -- Urban well-being.
Summary This book maps the earning, spending and saving profiles of Indians in the post-liberalisation era. It studies how socio-economic, religious and individual characteristics lead to inequality in the incomes of households. Among other aspects of the problematique, it reveals that while a household's income is primarily dependent on socio-economic factors (occupation, education and age of its chief earner), its economic prosperity is impacted by factors like its spending and saving levels, sectors of employment of members, state of residence, and so on. The book is based on the results of the Nat.
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Subject Income -- India -- Statistics.
Consumption (Economics) -- India -- Statistics.
Saving and investment -- India -- Statistics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Statistics.
Electronic books -- Statistics.
Other Form: Print version: Shukla, R.K. How India earns, spends and saves. New Delhi, India ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, ©2010 9788132104766 (DLC) 2010011341 (OCoLC)562780361
ISBN 9788132106012 (electronic bk.)
8132106016 (electronic bk.)
9788132104766 (hbk.)