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Climate change and agricultural productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa: a spatial sample selection model

Patrick S. Ward, Raymond J. G. M. Florax and Alfonso Flores-Lagunes.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 11466 words.

Using spatially explicit data, we estimate a cereal yield response function using a recently developed estimator for spatial error models when endogenous sample selection is of concern. Our...

Combating poverty

Philip N. Jefferson.

in Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Poverty. 6871 words.

Although poverty reduction has not occurred as fast as anyone would like, we know a considerable amount about what is helpful in the struggle against poverty. We also know a lot about what...

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A Comparative Perspective on Poverty Reduction in Brazil, China, and India

Martin Ravallion.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2011; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies. 14476 words.

Brazil, China, and India have seen falling poverty in their reform periods, but to varying degrees and for different reasons. History left China with favorable initial conditions for rapid...

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A Comparison of the Economic Well-Being of Farm and Nonfarm Households

Ani L. Katchova.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Microeconomics; Agricultural Economics. 7038 words.

This study compares the economic well-being of farm and nonfarm households using data from the Agricultural Resource Management Survey and the Survey of Consumer Finances. Comparisons are...

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The Constraints to Escaping Rural Poverty: An Analysis of the Complementarities of Assets in Developing Countries *

William Foster, Alberto Valdés, Benjamin Davis and Gustavo Anríquez.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Education and Research Institutions. 13089 words.

Based on Food and Agriculture Organization data for 15 developing countries, we examine household characteristics, asset bundles and income-generating activities of the rural poor. Assets...

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Copula-based measurement of dependence between dimensions of well-being

Koen Decancq.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Economywide Country Studies; Microeconomics. 7694 words.

Most multidimensional measures of social welfare first aggregate the outcomes across the individuals dimension by dimension and then, in the second step, aggregate the resulting summary...

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Cumulative exposure to disadvantage and the intergenerational transmission of neighbourhood effects

Lina Hedman, David Manley, Maarten van Ham and John Östh.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 9568 words.

Studies of neighbourhood effects typically investigate the instantaneous effect of point-in-time measures of neighbourhood poverty on individual outcomes. It has been suggested that it is...

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Day, William (1797–1849), assistant poor-law commissioner

R. A. Lewis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 773 words.

Day, William (1797–1849), assistant poor-law commissioner, was born on 15 December 1797, the eldest of the three children of William Day (d. 1807) and his wife, Susannah (d. 1810), of...

Decentralizing Eligibility for a Federal Antipoverty Program: A Case Study for China

Martin Ravallion.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development. 11285 words.

In theory, the informational advantage of decentralizing the eligibility criteria for a federal antipoverty program could come at a large cost to the program's performance in reaching the...

Determinants of Children's Nutritional Status in Kenya: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys

Jane Kabubo-Mariara, Godfrey K. Ndenge and Domisiano K. Mwabu.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; Demographic Economics. 7619 words.

This paper uses a pooled sample of the 1998 and 2003 Demographic and Health Survey data sets for Kenya to analyse the determinants of children's nutritional status. We investigate the...

The Determinants of Health Care Utilisation in Rural Senegal

Aurélia Lépine and Alexis Le Nestour.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economics of Health; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Welfare and Poverty. 7771 words.

In the context of the national debate on the extension of health insurance to farming households in Senegal, information on 504 households and 18 public primary health care (PHC) facilities...

The determinants of income inequality in OECD countries

Pasquale Tridico.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Welfare and Poverty. 13095 words.

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The objective of this paper is to identify the determinants of the increase in income inequality that OECD countries have experienced over the past...

Determining Food Expenditures and Measuring Poverty: The Work of Mollie Orshansky: Discussion*

Christine K. Ranney.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs. 708 words.

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Did the Health Card Program Ensure Access to Medical Care for the Poor during Indonesia's Economic Crisis?

Menno Pradhan, Fadia Saadah and Robert Sparrow.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10538 words.

The Indonesian Social Safety Net health card program was implemented in response to the economic crisis that hit Indonesia in 1997, to preserve access to health ...

Differential Risk Exposure and Stochastic Poverty Traps Among East African Pastoralists

John G. McPeak and Christopher B. Barrett.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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Disability and Poverty in Vietnam

Daniel Mont and Nguyen Viet Cuong.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development. 9147 words.

Disability is significantly correlated with poverty in Vietnam, according to data from the 2006 Vietnam Household Living Standards Survey, especially when the extra costs of living with a...

Disability, Poverty, and Schooling in Developing Countries: Results from 14 Household Surveys

Deon Filmer.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Demographic Economics; Welfare and Poverty; Education and Research Institutions; Economics of Health. 8595 words.

Analysis of 14 household surveys from 13 developing countries suggests that 1–2 percent of the population have disabilities. Adults with disabilities typically live in poorer than average...

Discussant's Response to “Food Assistance Programs and Food Security”*

James P. Ziliak.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Agricultural Economics. 1159 words.

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Distribution and mobility

Philip N. Jefferson.

in Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Poverty. 4086 words.

We all start out in a given position in society and with a level of income (or wealth). What determines where we will end up? Will we be better off than our parents were? For people living...

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Distributional Comparative Statics

Martin Kaae Jensen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Welfare and Poverty. 17192 words.

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Distributional comparative statics is the study of how individual decisions and equilibrium outcomes vary with changes in the distribution of economic...