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Heshmati, Almas

Poverty and Well-Being in East Africa

Heshmati, Almas - Poverty and Well-Being in East Africa, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction and Summary of Poverty and Well-Being in East Africa: A Multifaceted Economic Approach

Almas Heshmati

Part I. Child Poverty and Malnutrition

2. Child Poverty and Household Poverty in Cameroon: A Multidimensional Approach
Pierre Nguetse Tegoum, Kodzo Dodzi Hevi

3. The Impact of Child Malnutrition and Health on Cognitive Skills in Ethiopia: Using a Standard Panel Data Analysis
Kahsay Berhane Lemma

4. Assessing MDG Achievements Through Under-5 Child Stunting in the East African Community: Some Insights from Urban Versus Rural Areas in Burundi and Rwanda Using DHS2010
Tharcisse Nkunzimana, Estefania Custodio, Ana Pérez-Hoyos, Francois Kayitakire

Part II. Dynamics and Determinants of Poverty

5. Dynamics and Determinants of Poverty in Nigeria: Evidence from a Panel Survey
Chinasa Ikelu, Onyukwu E. Onyukwu

6. The Impact of International Remittances on Expenditure Patterns of Urban Households in Ethiopia
Kokeb G. Gebregziabher

7. Determinants of Consumption Expenditure and Poverty Dynamics in Urban Ethiopia: Evidence from Panel Data
Oumer Berisso

8. Evaluation of Redistributive and Welfare Impacts of Indirect Taxes Reform in Rwanda
Etienne Ndemezo, Francis Menjo Baye

Part III. Multidimensional Measures of Poverty

9. On the Measurement of Multidimensional Well-Being in Some Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa
Joseph Deutsch, Herman Musahara, Jacques Silber

10. Multidimensional Measure of Poverty in Ethiopia: Factor and Stochastic Dominance Analysis
Mekonnen Bersisa, Almas Heshmati

Part IV. Energy-Environment-Poverty Relationships

11. Biofuels, Poverty, Food Security and Growth in Ethiopia: A Computable General Equilibrium Microsimulation Analysis
Gemechis Mersha Debela, Seneshawu Tamiru

12. Does Energy Resources Spending Mitigate Adverse Effects of CO2 Emissions from Oil Exploration in Africa?
Olufemi Muibi Saibu, Akinwande A. Atanda

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, Public Policy, Social Policy, Economic Policy, Economic Growth

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Economic Studies in Inequality, Social Exclusion and Well-Being
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319309811
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-30980-4

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