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Poverty Dynamics in Rural Sindh, Pakistan

  • Hari Ram Lohano


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    This paper focuses on poverty dynamics and their determinants, using panel survey data for rural Sindh, Pakistan. Households interviewed by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) during 1986–91, were resurveyed in 2004–05 with minimal attrition.

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    Date of creation: Dec 2009
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