IHDS September 2021 Forum Available Now.

Our September issue covers two great IHDS papers.  One by Debolina Bhaumik and Laishram Ladusingh which uses multiple datasets (IHDS 2, System of National Accounts, and Census of India) to examine how well social security will support the elderly in India.

In "Whose Education Matters? An Analysis of Inter Caste Marriages in India", authors Tridip Ray, Arka Roy Chaudhuri, and Komal Sahai find that one's own levels of education do not predict an inter caste marriage, but there is a significant correlation between a more educated mother of the husband and an inter caste marriage.


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