Measuring Vulnerability and Poverty : Estimates for Rural India

Gaiha, Raghav and Imai, Katsushi (2008). Measuring Vulnerability and Poverty : Estimates for Rural India. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Research paper
    Author Gaiha, Raghav
    Imai, Katsushi
    Title Measuring Vulnerability and Poverty : Estimates for Rural India
    Volume/Issue No. 2008/40
    Publication Date 2008
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 32
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper measures the vulnerability of households in rural India, based upon the ICRISAT panel survey. We employ both ex ante and ex post measures of vulnerability. The latter are decomposed into aggregate and idiosyncratic risks and poverty components.

    Keyword Government policy (poor)
    Measurement (poverty)
    Risk
    Risk management
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2008
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 18102611
    ISBN 9789292300883
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