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Poverty Dynamics in Rural Sindh, Pakistan

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  • Hari Ram Lohano

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    This paper focuses on poverty dynamics and their determinants, using panel survey data for rural Sindh, Pakistan. Households interviewed by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) during 1986–91, were resurveyed in 2004–05 with minimal attrition.

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    Keywords: food policy; rural; consumption; land ownership; panel data; rural poverty; shocks in agriculture; poverty transitions; Sindh; pakistan; poverty dynamics; panel survey data; households; crop; education; non-farm employment; poverty; farming; income change; econometric analysis;

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    1. G. M. Arif & Shujaat Farooq, 2012. "Rural Poverty Dynamics in Pakistan: Evidence from Three Waves of the Panel Survey," Poverty and Social Dynamics Paper Series 2012:02, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.

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