Holy cows or cash cows?7 min read . Updated: 20 Feb 2015, 01:30 AM IST
Cattle investments in India seem to be influenced more by economic considerations than by religious ones
Do Indian villagers purchase cows because they hold them sacred, or do they make economic calculations while investing in cows? Over the past couple of years, several economists have mined data on livestock costs and returns to answer that question, leading to a lively debate on the issue.
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