publication . Preprint . 2014

Growth, employment patterns and inequality in Asia a case study of India

Chandrasekhar, C. P; Ghosh, Jayati;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
Abstract
This paper argues that economic inequalities in India have been driven by employment patterns and changes in labour markets, which in turn have been affected by macroeconomic policies and processes as well as forms of social discrimination and exclusion. While many Asian economies have shown indications of rising inequality in recent decades, the Indian experience is particularly remarkable in the way inequalities have intertwined with the economic growth process. Structural change (or the relative lack of it) and the persistence of low productivity employment in India are strongly related to falling wage shares of national income and growing wage inequalities, ...
Subjects
free text keywords: labour market, interindustry shift, economic disparity, employment, career pattern, wage differential, productivity, India, marché du travail, mutation interindustrielle, disparité économique, emploi, profil de carrière, disparité des salaires, productivité, Inde, mercado de trabajo, desplazamiento industrial, desigualdad económica, empleo, modelo de carrera, diferencia del salario, productividad, India
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