Disguised unemployment and underemployment in Indian agriculture
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Disguised unemployment and underemployment in Indian agriculture by P. Nayak

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Published by Radiant Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Underemployment -- India.,
  • Disguised unemployment -- India.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- India.

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Edition Notes

StatementP. Nayak.
ContributionsIndian Council of Social Science Research.
LC ClassificationsHD5709.2.I4 N38 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1680885M
LC Control Number91901890

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  Disguised unemployment or hidden unemployment is a kind of unemployment where some people seem to be employed but are actually not. (clear from the word disguise which means attire to hide one’s identity) This type usually occurs when there is ov. underemployment, its measurement for India is in vogue for quite some time now. The Report of the Fifth Annual Employment-Unemployment Survey () presents a qualitative measure of the extent of underemployment for all-India and the States and Union Territories by gender separately for rural and urban sectors. Disguised unemployment is that type of employment in which there are many workers working in a there is a very limited work for we remove some of the workers from the field, there will be no effect on production but to remove disguised unemployment, we need to improve the agricultural practices so that We can increase the marginal productivity of these e .   Also known as hidden unemployment, this refers to a situation where labour that is employed in a job is not actually utilised for the production of .

When more people are engaged in some activity than the number of person required for that, this is called disguised unemployment. For example: An agricultural field require 4 labourers but.   In this case, 5 workers are disguised unemployed. In such cases, even if the surplus workers are removed, the production will not suffer., (iii) This type of unemployment is basically found in agriculture. (iv) This type of unemployment can also be called underemployment because workers perform below their productivity level. Q Underemployment is the underuse of a worker because a job does not use the worker's skills, is part-time, or leaves the worker idle. Examples include holding a part-time job despite desiring full-time work, and overqualification, in which the employee has education, experience, or skills beyond the requirements of the job.. Underemployment has been studied from a variety of perspectives. Disguised unemployment and underemployment in Indian agriculture. New Delhi: Radiant Publishers, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: P Nayak; Indian Council of Social Science Research.