This book, first published in 1979, explores the sources and patterns of the distribution of personal incomes in India, between rural and urban areas and among socio-economic classes, differentiating particularly those groups falling below the poverty line.
1. A Perspective on Income Distribution and Basic Needs 2. A Macro-Economic Model of Income Distribution 3. The Distribution of Value Added Among Income Classes 4. Alternate Strategies of Income Redistribution 5. The Employment Implications of Income Distribution 6. Economic Growth 7. Project Results and Some Policy Issues