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Characteristics and Patterns of Intergenerational Poverty Traps and Escapes in Rural North India

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The paper examines the poverty status of 4,198 households resident in 18 villages of Rajasthan, India, at four points of time between 1977 to 2010 using retrospective methodology known as Stages of Progress.

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  • Anirudh Krishna, 2011. "Characteristics and Patterns of Intergenerational Poverty Traps and Escapes in Rural North India," Working Papers id:3940, eSocialSciences.
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    1. Atta Ullah Khan & Abdul Saboor & Ikram Ali & Wasim Shahid Malik & Khalid Mahmood, 2016. "Urbanization of multidimensional poverty: empirical evidences from Pakistan," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, pages 439-469.
    2. G. M. Arif & Shujaat Farooq, 2014. "Rural Poverty Dynamics in Pakistan: Evidence from Three Waves of the Panel Survey," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 53(2), pages 71-98.

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    retrospective methodology; disabled; inheritance; uncared-for elderlyIndia; Rajasthan; stages of progress; methodology; poor; intergenerational poverty; IGP group; households; village;

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