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Title
  • Poverty and Disability among Indian Elderly: Evidence from Household Survey
Author
  • Manoj K. Pandey
Physical Description
  • preprint
Notes
  • This paper attempts to analyze the depth of poverty and examines the causal relationship between disability and poverty among Indian elderly. We use 58th round of National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) data surveyed in 2002. Our analysis finds higher level of poverty and income inequality among disabled elderly as compared to non-disabled elderly and those differences in the income levels vary significantly across different age groups, gender, social groups and educational status. Finally, the estimation results confirm the hypothesis of causal relationship between poverty and disability.
  • poverty, disability, inequality, poverty measures, elderly, estimation
  • RePEc:pas:asarcc:2009-09
  • The paper examines the association between marital status and self-reported health status of Indian adults. A nationally representative cross-sectional data surveyed by National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) in 2004 is used. Results confirm linkages between marital status and health and show that this relationship is sensitive to the age and gender. Based on findings, the paper argues that the implication of marital status on health could be different for adults of different age group and gender.
  • Self-reported Health Status, Marital Status, Ordered Probit Regression
  • RePEc:pas:asarcc:2009-10
Language
  • English
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