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From policy to implementation: an in-depth exploration of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in Andhra Pradesh

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The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) was rolled out across India in 2008. Following positive appraisals of MGNREGS based on quantitative data (e.g. Uppal 2009), this paper uses household survey data from adults and from children aged 7–8 and individual and group interview data from young people aged 15 to 16 and from key informants to explore firstly whether these appraisals are confirmed by young people’s accounts of the scheme’s impact, and secondly whethe...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Young Lives
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Camfield, L
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R8544
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Funding agency for:
Vennam, U
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R8544
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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Working papers
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http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/WP
Publication date:
2012-01-01
ISBN:
9781904427933
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English
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2014-02-03

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