The nexus between poverty and deprivation in Vietnam
Mahadevan, Renuka & Hoang, Viet-Ngu (2016) The nexus between poverty and deprivation in Vietnam. Journal of Policy Modeling, 38(2), pp. 290-303.
Unlike previous studies’ finding on western and developed economies, income is a significant determinant of multidimensional deprivation in Vietnam. This first study on a developing country also incorporates food security in a latent class framework to compute a new multidimensional deprivation index. It was found that chronic poverty and not transient poverty has a detrimental effect on multidimensional deprivation and thus current poverty alleviation programs should potentially be tailored according to these poverty types to effectively combat multidimensional deprivation. The finding that 20% of non-poor are most deprived with85% of this group living in urban Vietnam also points to the need for a new form of targeted policy.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Income poverty, Chronic poverty, Transient poverty, Latent class model, Multidimensional deprivation|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2016 Elsevier|
|Deposited On:||17 Mar 2016 01:41|
|Last Modified:||22 Jun 2016 23:53|
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