Dynamics of poverty in rural Bangladesh /

Rahman, Pk. Md. Motiur.

Dynamics of poverty in rural Bangladesh / Poverty in rural Bangladesh Rural Bangladesh Bangladesh Pk. Md. Motiur Rahman, Noriatsu Matsui, Yukio Ikemoto. - Tokyo : Springer, c2013 - xii, 262 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-258) and index.

Part I: Poverty Dynamics and Development1. Introduction2. Development Policies and Programs for Poverty Alleviation Part II: Demography, Mobility, and Income3. Population, Household Characteristics and Poverty4. Housing and Household Facilities5. Inter-Temporal Mobility of Poverty Status6. Distribution of Household Income7. Distribution of Household Expenditure Part III: Food and Livelihood8. Poverty and Food Security9. Livelihood Strategies and Poverty10. Changes in Access to Assets Part IV: Human & Social Capital, Health, and Women Empowerment11. Poverty and Human Capital: Literacy and Education12. Poverty, Health and Child Nutrition13. Social Capital and Shocks Coping Strategies14. Women Empowerment and Mobility Part V: Vulnerability and Poverty15. Vulnerability to Poverty: Conceptual Framework and Measurement16. Participatory Approach for Understanding Poverty Dynamics17. Poverty Dynamics and Poverty Reduction Strategies AppendixBibliography

The study of poverty dynamics is important for effective poverty alleviation policies because the changes in income poverty are also accompanied by changes in socioeconomic factors such as literacy, gender parity in school, health care, infant mortality, and asset holdings. In order to examine the dynamics of poverty, information from 1,212 households in 32 rural villages in Bangladesh was collected in December 2004 and December 2009. This book reports the analytical results from quantitative and qualitative surveys from the same households at two points of time, which yielded the panel data for understanding the changes in situations of poverty

9784431542841 4431542841

Rural poor--Bangladesh.

Bangladesh--Economic conditions.

HC440.8.Z9 / M93 2013

339.25492 / RAD 2013

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