Books by the IHDS Team
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
A Catalyst for Rural Transformation
Sonalde Desai, Prem Vashishtha and Omkar Joshi
Researchers from National Council of Applied Economic Research and University of Maryland have just released results from a study evaluating the performance of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. This study uses data from India Human Development Survey (IHDS) of 2004-5 and 2011-12, a unique panel survey of 28,000 rural households. Click here to download report.
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Undernutrition and Public Policy in India: Investing in the future
edited by Sonalde Desai, Lawrence Haddad, Deepta Chopra, and Amit Thorat. Published by Routlege (2016).
Human Development in India: Challenges for a Society in Transition
by Sonalde B. Desai, Amaresh Dubey, B.L. Joshi, Mitali Sen, Abesaleh Shariff, and Reeve D. Vanneman
Oxford University Press (2010). This book covers the main findings of IHDS I. Download individual chapters: