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SARI Dataset Documentation

By r.i.c.e., on September 18th, 2017

Social Attitudes Research, India (SARI) is a new phone survey tracking social attitudes over time and experiences of discrimination on the basis of gender, caste, and religion in India.  The survey uses random digit dialing to build representative samples of...Read More..

Geography: North India

Particulate pollution has important consequences for human health, and is an issue of global concern. Ambient air pollution has become a cause for alarm in India in particular because recent data suggest that ambient pollution levels in Indian cities are...Read More..

Geography: North India

The SQUAT survey was designed to be representative of the rural open defecation challenge in five plains states of north India: Bihar, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. The states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana...Read More..

Geography: North India

Recent research highlights the importance of sanitation for health and for human capital development, and thus ultimately for economic growth in India. It is widely accepted that poor sanitation causes intestinal diseases which reduce the absorption of calories and nutrients,...Read More..

Geography: South Asia

Rice conducted the Northwest India Migration and NREGA study (NIMNS) during the summer of 2010 on the borders of Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh in India.  The region is know for having high rates of seasonal migration.  The surveyed villages...Read More..

Geography: North India

Datasets we use

By r.i.c.e., on July 7th, 2014
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At r.i.c.e. we use a variety of data sources and datasets to pursue our research in demography, economics, and health in developing countries. The Demographic and Health Surveys, conducted with support from USAID, provide the data for the bulk of...Read More..

Geography: Sitapur