Citing IHDS

Our data is free to all.  In return, we ask that you cite its use as citations are crucial to demonstrating the value IHDS provides to our funders. Citations also allow us to track your work and compile the products of this resource. Thank you.


IHDS I Data Citation:

Desai, Sonalde, Reeve Vanneman, and National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi. India Human Development Survey (IHDS), 2005. ICPSR22626-v8. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-06-29. doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR22626.v8

IHDS II Data Citation:

Desai, Sonalde, Reeve Vanneman and National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi. India Human Development Survey-II (IHDS-II), 2011-12. ICPSR36151-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2015-07-31.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36151.v2

HDPI Citation:

National Council on Applied Economic Research. 1994. Human Development Profile of India (HDPI). New Delhi.

Human Development in India citation:

Desai, Sonalde, Amaresh Dubey, B.L. Joshi, Mitali Sen, Abusaleh Shariff and Reeve Vanneman. 2010. Human Development in India: Challenges for a Society in Transition.  New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Pp. 234.