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Economic factors explaining variations in literacy rates in rural areas

Maya Shah

Economic factors explaining variations in literacy rates in rural areas

a case study of Gujarat

by Maya Shah

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Published by Dept. of Economics, Faculty of Arts, M.S. University of Baroda, Copies can be had from University Publications Sales Unit, M.S. University of Baroda Press (Sadhana Press) in Baroda .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Gujarat.
    • Subjects:
    • Literacy -- India -- Gujarat.,
    • Literacy -- Economic aspects -- India -- Gujarat.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Maya Shah.
      SeriesThe Maharaja Sayajirao University economics series ;, no. 7
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC157.I5 S52 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination58 p. ;
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3150961M
      LC Control Number82905440

        Education provides individual children with the knowledge and skills necessary to advance themselves and their nation economically. Socioeconomic factors.   Rural communities still haven't recovered the jobs they lost in the recession. Census data show that the rural job market is smaller now – percent smaller, to be exact – than it was in

      Results. We found a strong association between recent in-migration and HIV prevalence for women (Pearson R 2 = 57%, P. In the economic study of the public sector, economic and social development is the process by which the economic well-being and quality of life of a nation, region, local community, or an individual are improved according to targeted goals and objectives.. The term has been used frequently in the 20th and 21st centuries, but the concept has existed in the West for far longer.

        The Population Census also contains information about the reading and writing skills of the population. Literacy in pre-industrial Spain was mostly a male and urban phenomenon (Viñao, , Núñez, ).Incentives to acquire education mainly existed in urban areas where a higher number of occupations attached economic value to literacy skills (Núñez, , Viñao, ).   The three explanations ascribe the higher rates of urban crime to (1) the degree of urbanisation and populated density, (2) the greater rates of migration and population growth in urban populations, and (3) the differences in demographic structures between urban and rural areas, urban areas having greater proportions of young people.


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