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Heshmati, Almas

Poverty Reduction Policies and Practices in Developing Asia

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Table of contents

1. Introduction and Summary to Poverty Reduction Policies and Practices in Developing Asia
Almas Heshmati, Esfandiar Maasoumi, Guanghua Wan

Part I. Poverty Alleviation with Microfinance

2. Poverty Alleviation with Microfinance: Bangladesh Evidence
Mohshin Habib, Christine Jubb

3. Does Microcredit Help the Poor and Financially Marginalized Communities? Experience of Pakistan
Zahoor Khan, Jamalludin Sulaiman

Part II. Climate Change, Disaster Management and Poverty Reduction

4. Climate Change, Agricultural Production, and Poverty in India
Saibal Kar, Nimai Das

Part III. Urban Poverty Reduction Policies

5. Urban Poverty in Developing Asia—Dichotomy Between the Income and Non-income Dimensions: Are We not Grossly Underestimating Its Incidence?
Dibyendu Samanta

6. Housing Poverty and Inequality in Urban India
Sohail Ahmad

Part IV. Rural Poverty Reduction Policies

7. Evaluation of the Policy of Crop Diversification as a Strategy for Reduction of Rural Poverty in India
Aparajita Mukherjee

8. Conflict and Livelihood Decisions in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh
Muhammad Badiuzzaman, Syed Mansoob Murshed

Part V. Dimensions of Poverty and Its Reductions

9. Decomposing Spatial Inequality in Sri Lanka: A Quantile Regression Approach
Thusitha Kumara

10. Non-income Dimensions, Prevalence, Depth and Severity of Poverty: Spatial Estimation with Household-Level Data in India
Panchanan Das

11. Is Poverty Comparable Across Varying Size of Population Among Indian States?
Balakrushna Padhi, U. S. Mishra, Mohammad Kashif Khan

Part VI. Sustainability in Poverty Reduction

12. The Significance of Foreign Labour Migration and Land for Poverty Reduction in Nepal
Ramesh Sunam

13. Does Poverty Alone Keep Children Out of School? The Case of Children Under Kinship Care in the Philippines
Joseph J. Capuno, Xylee Javier

Part VII. Alleviation of Poverty in Asia and the Pacific

14. Economic Class and Labour Market Segregation: Poor and Middle-Class Workers in Developing Asia and the Pacific
Phu Huynh, Steven Kapsos

15. Foreign Direct Investment and the Poverty Reduction Nexus in Southeast Asia
Nathapornpan Piyaareekul Uttama

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, Economic Policy, Social Policy, Climate Change Management and Policy

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
2015
Series
Economic Studies in Inequality, Social Exclusion and Well-Being
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789812874207
Printed ISBN
978-981-287-419-1

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