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Author Gräb, Johannes, 1980-

Title Econometric analysis in poverty research : with case studies from developing countries / Johannes Gräb
Published Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 129 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Göttinger Studien zur Entwicklungsökonomik = Göttingen Studies in development economics, 1439-3395 ; Bd. 26
Göttinger Studien zur Entwicklungsökonomik ; 26
Contents List of Tables xiv; List of Figures xv; List of Abbreviations xvii; Introduction and Overview 1; 1 Robust Multiperiod Poverty Comparisons 9; 1.1 Introduction 10; 1.2 Methodology 11; 1.2.1 Stochastic dominance in a one-period welfare measure 11; 1.2.2 Stochastic dominance in a two-period welfare measure 13; 1.2.3 Stochastic dominance in a n-period welfare measure 17; 1.2.4 Relative poverty comparison 18; 1.2.5 Estimation and inference 18; 1.2.6 Bounds to multidimensional dominance 19; 1.3 Empirical illustration 19; 1.3.1 Data 19
1.3.2 Robust multiperiod poverty comparisons for the two- period case 201.3.3 Robust multiperiod relative poverty comparisons for the two-period case within and across countries 27; 1.3.4 Robust multiperiod poverty comparisons for the n-period case 30; 1.4 Discussion 31; 2 Spatial inequalities explained -- Evidence from Burkina Faso 33; 2.1 Introduction 34; 2.2 Regional Growth and Inequality in Burkina Faso 36; 2.3 Data and Empirical Strategy 40; 2.3.1 Data 40; 2.3.2 Empirical Strategy 44; 2.4 Results: Sources of Spatial Inequality 49; 2.4.1 Model M0: The null model 49
2.4.2 Model M1: The role of household characteristics 552.4.3 Model M2: The role of community characteristics 57; 2.4.4 Model M3: The role of provincial and regional characteristics 59; 2.4.5 Model M4: Variations in household level effects across communities 61; 2.5 Conclusion 65; 3 Low Malnutrition but High Mortality: Explaining the Paradox of theLake Victoria Region 67; 3.1 Introduction 68; 3.2 The Paradox 71; 3.3 Theoretical Framework 75; 3.4 Geography vs. Ethnicity: The Kenyan Context 78; 3.4.1 Nutritional Environment 78; 3.4.2 Epidemiological Factors 81; 3.4.3 Cultural Factors 83
3.5 Empirical Findings 853.5.1 Data 85; 3.5.2 Descriptive Statistics 90; 3.5.3 Method 95; 3.5.4 Regression Results 98; 3.6 Conclusion 111
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Poverty -- Developing countries -- Econometric models
Economic development -- Developing countries
Community development -- Developing countries
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Macroeconomics.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Economic Conditions.
Community development.
Economic development.
Poverty -- Econometric models.
Economic history.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance / Money Management
Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- Econometric models
Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783653004809
3653004802