How caste affects India’s rural job market1 min read . Updated: 25 Nov 2019, 12:51 PM IST
Many workers in rural India are averse to taking up jobs associated with other castes, especially when the castes are ranked lower than their own, shows new study
For centuries, caste influenced India’s labour market but how does it affect labour market nowadays? According to a new study by Suanna Oh of Columbia University, caste identity remains an important factor in the job decisions of workers in rural India.
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