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Poverty will be by circumstance rather than by birth | Sonalde Desai | TEDxBangalore
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Added Jul 27, 2016
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In this insightful talk, researcher & educator, Sonalde Desai takes us through a 8 year long research on the 41,554 households across India to understand the journey & root causes of poverty.

Sonalde Desai (Sonal) is a demographer whose work deals primarily with social inequalities in developing countries with a particular focus on gender and class inequalities.

Sonalde Desai and Reeve Vanneman, in collaboration with researchers from NCAER in New Delhi, have just completed a multi-sectoral survey of 41,554 households titled IHDS across India which provides a rich resource for research on the relationship between poverty, gender inequality and public policy on the one hand and different dimensions of human development on the other.

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