Disparity and discrimination in labour market outcomes in India: a quantitative analysis of inequalities

By: Borooah, Vani Kant
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cham Springer Nature 2019Description: xv, 218 p.: ill. Includes bibliographical references and indexISBN: 9783030162634Subject(s): Labor market | Ethnicity | Labor economics | Race discrimination | Caste-based discrimination | Discrimination in employmentDDC classification: 331.12 Summary: This book deconstructs the dynamics of the job market in an emerging economy (India) that has vast capital resources, addressing a key concern in relation to inequality in the labour market by social groups. The author examines the changing impact of caste on employment opportunity using two sets of large databases, and extends this analysis into religious affiliation and gender. The findings in this book will be of importance to those working in both research and policy, and makes an important contribution through addressing the decomposition of inequality based on disparity and discrimination. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030162634
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Table of Contents:

1: The Labour Market in India;
2: Labour Market Inequality;
3: Discrimination and Job Reservation;
4: Caste, gender, and occupational outcomes
5: Job Contracts
6: Wage Inequality;
7: The Way Forward;

This book deconstructs the dynamics of the job market in an emerging economy (India) that has vast capital resources, addressing a key concern in relation to inequality in the labour market by social groups. The author examines the changing impact of caste on employment opportunity using two sets of large databases, and extends this analysis into religious affiliation and gender. The findings in this book will be of importance to those working in both research and policy, and makes an important contribution through addressing the decomposition of inequality based on disparity and discrimination.

https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030162634

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