• Economics
  • Published 2013

Essays on social capital and poverty in Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Bakshi2013EssaysOS,
  title={Essays on social capital and poverty in Bangladesh},
  author={Abu Shams Md Rejaul Hassan Karim Bakshi},
  year={2013}
}
The thesis examines the role of social capital in determining a number of socio-economic factors in Bangladesh. It uses cross-sectional data of 5600 extreme poor households and finds that social capital plays an important role in improving health and hygienic behaviour, and labour market outcomes during lean season. 

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