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Accounting for Heterogeneity in Growth Incidence in Cameroon Using Recentered Influence Function Regression

B. Essama-Nssah, Saumik Paul and Léandre Bassolé.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9781 words.

This paper frames growth incidence analysis within the logic of social impact evaluation understood as an assessment of variations in individual and social outcomes attributable to shocks...

Are Poor, Remote Areas Left behind in Agricultural Development: The Case of Tanzania

Nicholas Minot.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2008; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 10854 words.

The conventional wisdom in Africa is that economic reforms may have stimulated economic growth, but the benefits of this growth have been uneven, favoring urban households and farmers with...

Are The Poverty Effects of Trade Policies Invisible?

Monika Verma, Thomas W. Hertel and Ernesto Valenzuela.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; International Trade; Welfare and Poverty; Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis. 8255 words.

Beginning with the WTO's Doha Development Agenda and establishment of the Millennium Development Goal of reducing poverty by 50 percent by 2015, poverty impacts of trade reforms have become...

Area variations in household income across Great Britain

Richard Berthoud.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 7294 words.

Researchers and policy makers have long been interested in the spatial distribution of income. But we lack a balanced assessment of the extent to which the national pattern of inequality is...

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Changing Government Policy and the Rural Poor: Discussion

Elizabeth E. Davis.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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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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Do Neighborhood Parks and Playgrounds Reduce Childhood Obesity?

Maoyong Fan and Yanhong Jin.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; Regional Government Analysis. 9269 words.

Using the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health data, we find a statistically and economically significant effect of neighborhood parks and playgrounds on childhood obesity based on...

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Do Single Mothers Face Greater Constraints to Workforce Participation in Non-Metropolitan Areas?

Bradford F. Mills and Gautam Hazarika.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis. 9077 words.

Increasing workforce participation among single mothers is the primary goal of recent welfare reform measures. This article shows that increased workforce participation in the mid to late...

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Drawing the Poverty Line: Do Regional Thresholds and Prices Make a Difference?

Luis Ayala, Antonio Jurado and Jesús Pérez-Mayo.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 9631 words.

The effectiveness of anti-poverty programs depends on whether they raise the incomes of poor households. This involves an adequate measurement of poverty and appropriate approaches for...

Education's Effect on Poverty: The Role of Migration*

Bruce Weber, Alexander Marre, Monica Fisher, Robert Gibbs and John Cromartie.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis. 3501 words.

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The effect of neighbourhood housing tenure mix on labour market outcomes: a longitudinal investigation of neighbourhood effects

Maarten van Ham and David Manley.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2010; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 10924 words.

This article investigates the effect of different levels of neighbourhood housing tenure mix and deprivation on transitions from unemployment to employment and the probability of staying in...

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Effects of Welfare Reform on Rural Counties and Labor Markets

Stephan J. Goetz and David Freshwater.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis. 0 words.

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Employment Opportunities in Rural Areas: Implications for Poverty in a Changing Policy Environment

Jill L. Findeis and Leif Jensen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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The great divide: ‘ruralisation’ of poverty in Russia

Christopher J. Gerry, Eugene Nivorozhkin and John A. Rigg.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Other Economic Systems; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 5133 words.

Using data from the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey for the period 2000–2004 we investigate poverty trends in Russia. We find that urban poverty declines at twice the rate of rural...

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The Impact of Food Deserts on Food Insufficiency and SNAP Participation among the Elderly

Katie Fitzpatrick, Nadia Greenhalgh-Stanley and Michele Ver Ploeg.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Agricultural Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 12543 words.

Residents of neighborhoods with limited access to grocery stores may face barriers to obtaining adequate food for a healthy diet. Low-income elderly may be uniquely affected by these...

Impact of Participatory Forestry Program on Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: Lessons From an Indian Province

Nimai Das.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 9786 words.

This paper examines how rural livelihoods are improved owing to the impact of policy interventions through community-driven forest management in West Bengal, India. As an instance of...

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Is There a Metropolitan Bias? The relationship between poverty and city size in a selection of developing countries

Céline Ferré, Francisco H.G. Ferreira and Peter Lanjouw.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 12300 words.

This paper provides evidence from eight developing countries of an inverse relationship between poverty and city size. Poverty is both more widespread and deeper in very small and small...

Local Social and Economic Conditions, Spatial Concentrations of Poverty, and Poverty Dynamics

Mindy S. Crandall and Bruce A. Weber.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Sociology; Household Analysis. 3839 words.

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Persistent Rural Poverty: Is It Simply Remoteness and Scale?*

Mark D. Partridge and Dan S. Rickman.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare and Poverty; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 3033 words.

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Place-Based Income Inequality Clusters in the Rural North Central Region, 1979–2009

David J. Peters.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 6879 words.

This analysis identifies and describes clusters of persistently low and high income inequality for N = 7,353 non-metropolitan block-groups in the western part of the North Central Region....

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