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Type Journal Article - Economic and Political Weekly
Title Poverty statistics: Bermicide's feast
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2000
Page numbers 2377-2382
URL http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/4409469
Poverty alleviation cannot work unless we know who are the poor. The Planning Commission must undertake a review of the methodology of poverty estimation. The definition used at present has conceptual problems and poverty is consequently underestimated.

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Mehta, Jaya, and Shanta Venkatraman. "Poverty statistics: Bermicide's feast." Economic and Political Weekly (2000).
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