Migration and Well-Being at the Lower Echelons of the Economy: a Study of Delhi Slums

  • Arup Mitra
  • Yuko Tsujita
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Globalization seems to have ushered in economic growth in areas which are endowed with higher levels of infrastructure and have already experienced higher levels of per capita income and urbanization.1 This implies rising inequality, which is indeed a matter of serious concern. These interregional development disparities lead to increasing migration, and hence it is important to examine whether such population movement has been beneficial or not.


Poverty Line Household Size Migrant Worker Consumption Expenditure Urban Poverty 
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  • Yuko Tsujita

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