Chronic Poverty: A Review of Current Quantitative Evidence

@inproceedings{Lawson2002ChronicPA,
  title={Chronic Poverty: A Review of Current Quantitative Evidence},
  author={David Lawson and Andrew McKay},
  year={2002}
}
Many aspects of living conditions can fluctuate significantly from one period of time to another, as for example the income levels or nutritional status of small scale agricultural producers subject to the effects of climatic variability or price changes. Therefore in discussing poverty, it is highly desirable to adopt a dynamic perspective, and draw a distinction between transient and chronic poverty. For those experiencing transient poverty their poverty is temporary; such individuals may… CONTINUE READING

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