The role of household income and public provision of social services in satisfaction of basic needs in Pakistan: A cross district analysis
AbstractIs household income enough for human development or government should heed to direct provision of social services to improve capabilities of individual. The former emphasized by the World Bank and later by the UNDP. This paper tests the argument by estimating a basic need policy model for Pakistan using cross district data. The results are consistent with the view that government provision of social services affects human capabilities significantly. However, the ultimate constraints on the sustainable capability development are material resources.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 4409.
Date of creation: 2007
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Basic Needs; Public Services; Household Income; Poverty;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - General Welfare
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
- D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2007-08-14 (All new papers)
- NEP-CWA-2007-08-14 (Central & Western Asia)
- NEP-DEV-2007-08-14 (Development)
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