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Income diversification and income inequality: household responses to the 2013 floods in Pakistan

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In this paper we investigate the economic response of rural households to the 2013 floods in Pakistan. The case study illustrates the important roles of labor supply adjustments and income diversification in coping with climate-related risks. Using detailed household panel data that were collected before and after the 2013 floods, we find that the exposure to flood results in lower participation in farm activities. The overall effects are decreased diversification in the sources of income and...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3390/su14010453

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Smith School
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2100-7888
Publisher:
MDPI
Journal:
Sustainability More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Article number:
453
Publication date:
2022-01-01
Acceptance date:
2021-12-29
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EISSN:
2071-1050
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1232716
Local pid:
pubs:1232716
Deposit date:
2022-11-11

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