ADVANCE COPY FOR DISCUSSION
The India State Hunger Index: Comparisons Of Hunger Across States
Purnima Menon Anil Deolalikar Anjor Bhaskar
October 14, 2008
This advance copy version is intended for discussion and feedback. The report will be revised in response to feedback received from workshop participants at the release of the Global Hunger Index 2008 and the India State Hunger Index 2008 on October 14, 2008.
Acknowledgements This work was supported by WeltHungerHilfe through a grant to the International Food Policy Research Institute. We are grateful to the following individuals for valuable comments and feedback: Doris Wiesmann, Marie Ruel, Klaus von Grebmer and other colleagues at IFPRI and WeltHungerHilfe.
About the authors: Purnima Menon is Research Fellow with the Food Consumption and Nutrition Division and the New Delhi Office at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Anil Deolalikar is Professor at the Department of Economics, University of California, Riverside. Anjor Bhaskar is a Research Analyst at the New Delhi Office at IFPRI.