Sökning: "poverty dynamics"

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  1. 1. Essays on Poverty, Risk and Consumption Dynamics in Ethiopia

    Författare :Abebe Shimeles; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ethiopia; poverty; income distribution; policy simulations; poverty spells; vulnerability; chronic poverty; consumption risk; transitory shocks; liquidity constraints; poverty traps.;

    Sammanfattning : Paper 1. This paper analysed the state of poverty and income distribution in rural and urban Ethiopia during 1994-2000. Poverty declined from 1994 to 1997, and then increased to 2000. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Shocks, Welfare, and Poverty Dynamics: Microeconometric Evidence from Ethiopia

    Författare :Yonas Alem; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban Ethiopia; poverty dynamics; dynamic probit; hazard rate; labor market status; subjective well-being; policymakers; life satisfaction; environment; Ethiopia; food price; consumer demand; fertilizer use; rainfall; highlands of Ethiopia; panel data; consumption; welfare; food price shock; Africa;

    Sammanfattning : Five self-contained papers constitute this thesis. Paper 1: Does fertilizer use respond to rainfall variability? Panel data evidence from urban Ethiopia In this article, we use farmers’ actual experiences with changes in rainfall levels and their responses to these changes to assess whether patterns of fertilizer use are responsive to changes in rainfall patterns. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Understanding poverty traps in biocultural landscapes

    Författare :L. Jamila Haider; Maja Schlüter; Flora Hajdu; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; poverty trap; biocultural; development; review; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Sammanfattning : Over one and a half billion people live in poverty, with some 795 million suffering from chronic malnourishment. For many of these people this perilous situation has persisted for decades or more, in what is popularly characterized as a poverty ‘trap’. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Making the Most of It? : Understanding the social and productive dynamics of small farmers in semi-arid Iringa, Tanzania

    Författare :Peter Gregersen; Sociologi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social changes; Malthus; Boserup; Tanzania; semi-arid Africa; Iringa; conservation; sustainability; soil fertility; degradation; population; Matthew principle; social differentiation; farmerisation; de-peasantisation; livelihood diversification; rural change; agrarian change; agricultural change; small farmers; dynamics; theory of social work; Sociala förändringar; teorier om socialt arbete; Malthus; Boserup; Tanzania;

    Sammanfattning : While much of semi-arid Africa is still sparsely populated with unused land, there are everywhere pockets of high and increasing population density in attractive locations. Small-scale farmers can respond to beginning land-scarcity in a number of ways. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Assisting in the Shadows : Humanitarianism, Shelters and Transit Migration Politics

    Författare :Priscilla Solano; Sociologi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; class; criminalisation; human rights; humanitarian crisis; humanitarianism; movement; poverty; transit migration;

    Sammanfattning : The Tamaulipas tragedy in 2010 proved a turning point for transit migration politics. This was one of the worst massacres on Mexican territory, in which 72 undocumented migrants, mostly from Central America, were kidnapped, tortured, and their dead bodies piled up in a ditch at a local ranch in the northern Mexican state. LÄS MER