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Risk Management in South Asia : A Poverty Focused Approach

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    Paper provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Other Operational Studies with number 15449.

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    Date of creation: Nov 2001
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    Keywords: Social Protections and Labor - Safety Nets and Transfers Environmental Economics and Policies Services and Transfers to Poor Poverty Reduction - Rural Poverty Reduction Poverty Reduction - Poverty Assessment;

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    Cited by:
    1. Katsushi Imai & Raghav Gaiha, 2002. "Vulnerability, Shocks and Persistence of Poverty - Estimates for Semi-Arid Rural South India," Economics Series Working Papers 128, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
    2. World Bank, 2002. "Sri Lanka : Poverty Assessment," World Bank Other Operational Studies 15387, The World Bank.
    3. World Bank, 2002. "Poverty Assessment : Poverty in Pakistan - Vulnerabilities, Social Caps, and Rural Dynamics," World Bank Other Operational Studies 15335, The World Bank.

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