How Feasible is a Rural Employment Guarantee? Jayati Ghosh and C.P. Chandrasekhar

There is no need to defend a rural employment guarantee scheme against those who perversely welcome "dream budgets" with tax concessions as progressive and market-friendly, while illegitimately dismissing an employment guarantee scheme that is targeted at increasing capital formation and productivity in rural India.

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