The India Human Development Survey (IHDS) is a nationally representative, multi-topic survey of 41,554
households in 1503 villages and 971 urban neighborhoods across India.
The first round of interviews were completed in 2004-5; data are
publicly available through ICPSR.
A second round of IHDS reinterviewed most of these households in 2011-12 (N=42,152).
IHDS has been jointly organized by researchers from
the University of Maryland
the National Council of Applied Economic Research
(NCAER), New Delhi.
Funding for the second round of this survey is provided by the National Institutes of Health,
grants R01HD041455 and R01HD061048.
Additional funding is provided by The Ford Foundation.