A gender-based analysis of multidimensional poverty in China

  title={A gender-based analysis of multidimensional poverty in China},
  author={Yichao Wu and Di Qi},
  journal={Asian Journal of Women's Studies},
  pages={66 - 88}
  • Yichao Wu, Di Qi
  • Published 2 January 2017
  • Economics
  • Asian Journal of Women's Studies
ABSTRACT This paper investigates the multidimensional status of poverty in China using a gender framework. Five dimensions of deprivation were selected—health, nutrition, housing, education and income—in order to measure the severity of Chinese women’s poverty. Chinese Family Panel Studies (CFPS) were a source of rich information on individuals’ material wellbeing for this analysis. There are three main findings in this study: women are significantly more vulnerable to suffer from severe… 
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