Nonfarm Income Diversification and Inequality in Eastern Ethiopia: Evidence from Gini Decomposition Analysis

@inproceedings{Demie2015NonfarmID,
  title={Nonfarm Income Diversification and Inequality in Eastern Ethiopia: Evidence from Gini Decomposition Analysis},
  author={Ashebir Demie and Negussie Zeray},
  year={2015}
}
This study attempts to analyze the equity effect of the income earned from non-farm income diversification in rural Ethiopia. The data for this study was obtained from household survey conducted in the rural areas of Harari regional state in June 2011. Gini decomposition technique was used to analyze income inequality effect of RNF activities. Results show that only 21% of the total household income was derived from different nonfarm activities with activity rate of 46%. In disaggregated… CONTINUE READING

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