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Social and political forces as determinants of poverty: A spatial analysis

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  • Rupasingha, Anil
  • Goetz, Stephan J.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics).

Volume (Year): 36 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 (August)
Pages: 650-671

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  1. Pender, John L. & Marre, Alexander W. & Reeder, Richard J., 2012. "Rural Wealth Creation Concepts, Strategies, and Measures," Economic Research Report 121860, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  2. Jung, Suhyun & Cho, Seong-Hoon & Roberts, Roland K., 2009. "Public Expenditure and Poverty Reduction in the Southern United States," 2009 Annual Meeting, January 31-February 3, 2009, Atlanta, Georgia 47145, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  3. Misra, Kaustav & Grimes, Paul W. & Rogers, Kevin E., 2013. "The effects of community social capital on school performance: A spatial approach," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 106-111.
  4. castagna alina & colantonio emiliano & furia donatella, 2012. "Social Capital And Industrial District Development: The Role Of The Local Government," Annals of Faculty of Economics, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1(1), pages 284-289, July.
  5. Tim Slack & Joachim Singelmann & Kayla Fontenot & Dudley L. Poston & Rogelio Saenz & Carlos Siordia, 2009. "Poverty in the Texas borderland and lower Mississippi Delta: A comparative analysis of differences by family type," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 20(15), pages 353-376, April.
  6. Isabella Santini & Anna de Pascale, . "Social capital and its impact on poverty reduction: measurement issues in longitudinal and cross-country comparisons. Towards a unified framework in the European Union," Working Papers 101/12, Sapienza University of Rome, Metodi e modelli per l'economia, il territorio e la finanza MEMOTEF.
  7. Steven C. Deller & Melissa A. Deller, 2010. "Rural Crime and Social Capital," Growth and Change, Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky, vol. 41(2), pages 221-275.
  8. Shideler, David W. & Kraybill, David S., 2009. "Social capital: An analysis of factors influencing investment," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 38(3), pages 443-455, June.
  9. Archibald, Matthew E. & Putnam Rankin, Caddie, 2013. "A spatial analysis of community disadvantage and access to healthcare services in the U.S," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 90(C), pages 11-23.

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