Infirmities in NSSO data for Nagaland

Agrawal, Ankush and Kumar, Vikas (2014) Infirmities in NSSO data for Nagaland. Economic and Political Weekly, 49 (12). pp. 20-22.

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Abstract

The samples of the National Sample Survey Office are unlikely to be representative of Nagaland. This is so not because of the size of the sample, but because of the arbitrary restriction to villages within 5 kms of bus routes, whereas the bulk of the rural and tribal population is located farther from the roads. Further, it is argued that the Census of India data, which is used as the sampling frame, is found to be unreliable for Nagaland.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: NSSO data, Nagaland, Tirbes
Subjects: Social sciences > Sociology & anthropology > Communities
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Development
Depositing User: Library APU
Date Deposited: 15 May 2018 10:40
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2018 02:50
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/147
Publisher URL: http://www.epw.in/

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