Escaping Poverty: Patterns and Causes of Poverty Exits in Rural Bangladesh

@article{Davis2011EscapingPP,
  title={Escaping Poverty: Patterns and Causes of Poverty Exits in Rural Bangladesh},
  author={P. Davis},
  journal={Socially Responsible Investment eJournal},
  year={2011}
}
  • P. Davis
  • Published 2011
  • Economics
  • Socially Responsible Investment eJournal
This paper uses findings from 293 life-history interviews, conducted by the author and a small team of researchers in rural Bangladesh in 2007, to examine what can be learned about patterns of exit from poverty. The author argues that narrative-based studies of how individuals move out of, or into poverty can complement variable-based analyses of aggregate poverty trends. The analysis of poverty exits in this paper shows that individuals on trajectories of long-term improvement in well - being… Expand
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