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Trends in Household Vulnerability

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  • Jose Ramon G. Albert

    (Philippine Institute for Development Studies)

  • Andre Philippe Ramos
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    This paper presents a few of the latest statistics on income poverty, growth and inequality, and makes a case about the need not only to monitor current poverty, but also to reduce future poverty. An assessment of the trends in household vulnerability to income poverty is made for the years 2000, 2003, and 2006. Measurement of household vulnerability is based on the use of a modified probit model, income data from the Family Income and Expenditure Survey, as well as the official poverty lines. Policy implications about the vulnerability assessment are also discussed.

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    Paper provided by East Asian Bureau of Economic Research in its series Development Economics Working Papers with number 22805.

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    Date of creation: Jan 2010
    Handle: RePEc:eab:develo:22805
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    1. S. Maligalig, Dalisay & B. Caoli-Rodriguez, Rhona & Martinez, Jr., Arturo & Cuevas, Sining, 2010. "Education Outcomes in the Philippines," ADB Economics Working Paper Series 199, Asian Development Bank.
    2. Dalisay S. Maligalig & Jose Ramon G. Albert, 2008. "Measures for Assessing Basic Education in the Philippines," Development Economics Working Papers 22656, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
    3. Reyes, Celia M., 2004. "An Initial Verdict on Our Fight Against Poverty," Discussion Papers DP 2004-48, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
    4. Reyes, Celia M., 2002. "The Poverty Fight: Have We Made an Impact?," Discussion Papers DP 2002-20, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
    5. Maligalig, Dalisay S. & Albert, Jose Ramon G., 2008. "Measures for Assessing Basic Education in the Philippines," Discussion Papers DP 2008-16, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
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