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Investigating multiple domains of household livelihood security: Insights from urban slums in Bangladesh

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In this paper, we construct indices of Household Livelihood Security (HLS) domains, namely, economic, food, health, and education securities and empowerment with data from 1120 poor households in two urban settlements of Bangladesh. We then jointly identify domain-specific socio-economic determinants employing a multivariate Tobit model. A quintile analysis of domains shows high levels of inequalities amongst these poor households. The HLS domains are significantly positively correlated and a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1080/10875549.2016.1186775

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, International Development
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis (Routledge) Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Poverty Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
4
Pages:
289-309
Publication date:
2016-06-15
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EISSN:
1540-7608
ISSN:
1087-5549
URN:
uuid:100cdf72-ff10-441c-92e5-2ca1b0d89551
Source identifiers:
605742
Local pid:
pubs:605742

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