Micro determinants of consumption, poverty, growth, and inequality in Bangladesh by Quentin Wodon

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StatementQuentin T. Wodon.
SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2076, Policy research working papers ;, 2076.
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 2076
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. ;
Number of Pages33
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Open LibraryOL6885910M
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Using household data from five successive national surveys, Wodon analyzes the microdeterminants of (and changes in) consumption, poverty, growth, and inequality in Bangladesh from to The paper examines the determinants of poverty in urban slums in four secondary cities of Bangladesh (i.e., Tongi, Jessore, Mymensingh and Dinajpur) based on a census survey of 33, households Author: Sanzidur Rahman.

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Wodon, Quentin, (). Chapter 1 – Poverty Measurement and Analysis 29 Introduction This chapter offers a primer on poverty, inequality, and vulnerability analysis and a guide to resources on this topic. It is written for decisionmakers who want to define the type of information they need toCited by: Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty [Muhammad Yunus, Alan Jolis] on tytan-team.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The threshold at which absolute poverty is defined is always about the same. However, the available jobs for the growing working population remain limited.

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This chapter reviews the empirical evidence on the levels and trends in income/consumption inequality and poverty in developing countries. It includes a discussion of data sources and measurement issues, evidence on the levels of inequality and poverty across countries and regions, an assessment of trends in these variables since the early s, and a general discussion of their tytan-team.com by: Explore the Open Learning Campus.

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This paper investigates a number of inter-related issues pertaining to the recent poverty scenario of Bangladesh – viz., (a) making sense of a marked slowdown in the pace of poverty reduction after(b) identifying the structural determinants of poverty reduction, and (c) examining regional divergence in the rate of poverty reduction.

One way to consider the relationship between economic growth and poverty is to look across countries and compare median incomes and the share of the population living in poverty. The median income is the income level at which half the population has an income higher than this amount and half the population has an income below this amount.

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Track citations for all items by RSS feed Is. 25) Long- run economic growth can help alleviate the problems of poverty by A) generating more resources that can be used to reduce income inequality.

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The household’s living standard measures, could be proxied by many indicators such as the per capita income and consumption, the inequality and the FGT poverty measures etc.

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