Policy Briefs

Development After 2015

  • 23 Nov, 2014

India is home to more poor people than any other country, despite crossing the World Bank’s threshold to qualify as a middle income country in 2008. In-country inequalities are rising worldwide; the rise has been dramatic in India, and income inequalities now rival with South Africa and Brazil. A massive demographic shift from rural to urban regions generates new dimensions of poverty.

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