Muga Industry—A Pride of Assam: An Estimation of Employment Generation, Kamrup Distric

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Manisha Bhattacharyya
Chandrama Goswami

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For any development strategy, sustainable employment should be an important goal. Seemingly, one of the major objectives of macroeconomic policies in developing countries is to create jobs for the poor. Sericulture, with its vast potential for employment generation in rural areas can play a vital role in poverty alleviation. In the said context, and using employment-based analysis (EBA) method, the key aim of this article is to estimate the employment generation potential of the Muga industry in Assam, the findings of which may be useful for policy makers.

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Bhattacharyya, M., & Goswami, C. (2015). Muga Industry—A Pride of Assam: An Estimation of Employment Generation, Kamrup Distric. Space and Culture, India, 3(2), 42-53. https://doi.org/10.20896/saci.v3i2.149
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Manisha Bhattacharyya, Gauhati University

Economics

Chandrama Goswami, Mangaldai College, Mangaldai 784125, Assam

Department of Economics
Received 2015-09-20
Accepted 2015-11-07
Published 2015-11-08

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