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A note on poverty in Kosovo

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  • Sumon Kumar Bhaumik

    (Centre for Economic Development and Institutions, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK)

  • Ira N. Gang

    (Department of Economics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA)

  • Myeong-Su Yun

    (Department of Economics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)

Abstract

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. Copyright © 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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  • Sumon Kumar Bhaumik & Ira N. Gang & Myeong-Su Yun, 2006. "A note on poverty in Kosovo," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(8), pages 1177-1187.
  • Handle: RePEc:wly:jintdv:v:18:y:2006:i:8:p:1177-1187
    DOI: 10.1002/jid.1283
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    1. Bhaumik, Sumon Kumar & Gang, Ira N. & Yun, Myeong-Su, 2017. "Poverty’s Deconstruction: Beyond the Visible," GLO Discussion Paper Series 147, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
    2. Quang Tran, Tuyen & Hong Nguyen, Son & Van Vu, Huong & Quoc Nguyen, Viet, 2014. "Determinants of poverty among ethnic minorities in the Northwest region, Vietnam," MPRA Paper 59144, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 01 Oct 2014.
    3. Kumo, Kazuhiro, 2015. "Research on Poverty in Transition Economies: A Meta-analysis on Changes in the Determinants of Poverty," RRC Working Paper Series 51, Russian Research Center, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.

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    JEL classification:

    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
    • O12 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
    • J15 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Minorities, Races, Indigenous Peoples, and Immigrants; Non-labor Discrimination

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