ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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On the Spatial Concentration of Employment in India

What kinds of economic activities are concentrated in which regions? What is the extent of inequality in distribution of jobs in a specifi c section of industry at the sub-national level? Using National Sample Survey data on employment, this article explores these two questions.

An earlier version of this article had the benefi t of feedback received from C Veeramani and from researchers who are part of the “ Subaltern Urbanisation in India” project, to which we are grateful for funding. This article has also been published as a working paper of the IGIDR and is available on the website of the institute.

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