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A Note on Poverty in Kosovo

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  • Sumon Kumar Bhaumik

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  • Ira N. Gang

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  • Myeong-Su Yun

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Kosovo is a war-torn corner of the former Yugoslavia, where a civil war between ethnic Albanians and ethnic Serbs raged during most of the 1990s. We examine the incidence and depth of poverty and some of its correlates in post-conflict Kosovo using the Living Standards Measurement Survey.

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Paper provided by William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan in its series William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series with number wp807.

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Date of creation: 01 Dec 2005
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Handle: RePEc:wdi:papers:2005-807

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Keywords: poverty; ethnicity; transition;

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