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書名 Poverty and well-being in East Africa : a multi-faceted economic approach / edited by Almas Heshmati
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016
國際標準書號 9783319309811 (electronic bk.)
9783319309804 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-319-30981-1 doi
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說明 1 online resource (xv, 281 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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系列 Economic studies in inequality, social exclusion and well-being, 2364-107X
Economic studies in inequality, social exclusion and well-being
附註 Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Child poverty and household poverty in Cameroon: A multidimensional approach -- Chapter 3: The impact of child malnutrition and health on cognitive skill in Ethiopia: using standard panel data analysis -- Chapter 4: Assessing MDG achievement through under-5 child stunting in East African Community -- Chapter 5: Dynamics and determinants of poverty in Nigeria: Evidence from panel survey -- Chapter 6: The Impact of international remittances on expenditure patterns of urban households in Ethiopia -- Chapter 7: Determinants of consumption expenditures and poverty dynamics in urban Ethiopia: Evidence from panel data -- Chapter 8: Impact of the 2002's VAT rate reform on household welfare in Rwanda -- Chapter 9: On the measurement of multidimensional well-being in some East African countries -- Chapter 10: Multidimensional measures of poverty in Ethiopia: Principal component and stochastic dominancy analysis -- Chapter 11: Biofuel, Poverty, Food Security and Growth in Ethiopia: A Computable General Equilibrium Microsimulation Analysis -- Chapter 12: Does Energy Resources Spending mitigate adverse effects of CO2 Emissions from Oil exploration in Africa?
This volume is a collection of selected studies on poverty and well-being in East Africa. Using a multidimensional approach, the authors hope to provide a broad view of poverty and a thorough account of the variables that contribute to it. As opposed to traditional studies of poverty, which focus mainly on material well-being, this volume includes criteria such as material standard of living, health, education, housing, personal security, access to information, freedom, participation in organization, corruption, trust, and employment. The studies highlighted in this volume are grouped into the following four research areas: child poverty and malnutrition, dynamics and determinants of poverty, multidimensional measures of poverty, and energy-environment-poverty relationships. Together, these studies provide a comprehensive picture of the state of multidimensional poverty, its measurement, causal factors, and policies and practices in Burundi, Cameron, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda and Tanzania. The methodology utilized in the studies is diverse as well, ranging from econometric analysis to decision theory, to neoclassical growth models. This book is geared towards students and researchers interested in economic development, welfare, and poverty in Africa as well as policy makers and members of NGOs and international aid agencies
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Poverty -- Africa, East
Africa, East -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
Africa, East -- Social policy
Development Economics
Public Policy
Social Policy
Economic Policy
Economic Growth
Alt Author Heshmati, Almas, editor
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