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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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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...

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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