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The Resource Poverty and Well-Being in East Africa : A Multi-Faceted Economic Approach

Poverty and Well-Being in East Africa : A Multi-Faceted Economic Approach

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Poverty and Well-Being in East Africa : A Multi-Faceted Economic Approach
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Poverty and Well-Being in East Africa
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A Multi-Faceted Economic Approach
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Poverty and Well-Being in East Africa : A Multi-Faceted Economic Approach
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  • Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Editor and Contributors -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction and Summary of Poverty and Well-Being in East Africa: A Multifaceted Economic Approach -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Summary of Individual Studies -- 2.1 Part I. Child Poverty and Malnutrition -- 2.2 Part II. Dynamics and Determinants of Poverty -- 2.3 Part III. Multidimensional Measures of Poverty -- 2.4 Part IV. Energy-Environment-Poverty Relationships -- 3 Contributions and Policy Implications -- Part I Child Poverty and Malnutrition -- 2 Child Poverty and Household Poverty in Cameroon: A Multidimensional Approach -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Main Empirical Studies on Poverty in Cameroon -- 2.1 At the Household Level -- 2.2 At the Child Level -- 2.2.1 Breastfeeding -- 2.2.2 Nutritional Status -- 2.2.3 Vaccination -- 2.2.4 Need for a Study on Child Poverty -- 3 Conceptual Framework for Analysis and Measurement of Poverty -- 3.1 Conceptual Setting: Poverty Is Multidimensional -- 3.1.1 Welfare Approach -- 3.1.2 Basic Needs Approach -- 3.1.3 Capacities Approach -- 3.2 Measuring Multidimensional Poverty -- 3.2.1 Axiomatic Approach -- 3.2.2 Non-axiomatic Approach -- 4 Methodology -- 4.1 Construction Method of the Composite Poverty Index -- 4.2 Determining the Poverty Line -- 4.3 Data and Selection of Primary Indicators -- 4.3.1 Data -- 4.3.2 Choice of Dimensions and Primary Indicators -- Children Less Than 5 Years Old -- Case of Households -- 5 Results -- 5.1 An Analysis of Household Poverty -- 5.1.1 Construction of the Household Poverty Composite Index CPIH -- 5.1.2 The CPIH and Some Household Characteristics -- Area of Residence -- Sex of the Household Head -- Level of Education of the Household Head -- Size of the Household and Number of Children Less Than 5 Years in the Household -- 5.1.3 Multidimensional Poverty Line -- 5.2 Child Poverty
  • 5.2.1 Construction of the Poverty Composite Index for Children Less Than 5 Years: CPIC -- 5.2.2 Some Characteristics of Child Poverty -- 5.2.3 Child Multidimensional Poverty -- 5.3 Link Between Child Poverty and Inherited Poverty -- 6 Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Household Poverty -- Appendix 2: Child Poverty -- References -- 3 The Impact of Child Malnutrition and Health on Cognitive Skills in Ethiopia: Using a Standard Panel Data Analysis -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Background -- 1.2 Objectives of the Study -- 2 Review of Literature -- 3 Methodology -- 3.1 Data Source of the Study -- 3.2 Theoretical and Empirical Framework -- 3.2.1 Dependent Variables -- 3.2.2 Explanatory Variables -- 4 Results and Findings -- 5 Conclusions and Policy Recommendations -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 -- Appendix 3 -- References -- 4 Assessing MDG Achievements Through Under-5 Child Stunting in the East African Community: Some Insights from Urban Versus Rural Areas in Burundi and Rwanda Using DHS2010 -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction and Background -- 1.1 Justification -- 1.2 Background -- 1.3 Conceptual Framework -- 2 Materials and Methods -- 2.1 Data -- 2.2 Variables -- 2.2.1 Outcome Variable -- 2.2.2 Covariates -- 2.3 Statistical Analysis -- 3 Results and Discussion -- 3.1 Stunting Prevalence (Situation in 2010) -- 3.2 Recent Trends in Stunting (Rwanda, 2012 and Burundi, 2014) -- 3.3 Stunting Associated Factors in 2010 -- 3.3.1 Child Characteristics -- 3.3.2 Mother Characteristics -- 3.3.3 Household (with WASH) Characteristics -- 3.3.4 Goodness of Fit and Significance of the Models -- 3.3.5 Limitations -- 4 Conclusion and Policy Implications -- Appendix 1: Measures of Fit for Logistic of Stunted -- Appendix 2: Postestimation Analysis (Receiver Operating Characteristics: ROC) -- References -- Part II Dynamics and Determinants of Poverty
  • 5 Dynamics and Determinants of Poverty in Nigeria: Evidence from a Panel Survey -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Review of Related Literature -- 3 Methodology -- 3.1 Model -- 3.2 Data -- 3.3 Results -- 3.4 Overall Poverty Estimates -- 4 Determinants of Poverty Estimates -- 5 Discussion -- References -- 6 The Impact of International Remittances on Expenditure Patterns of Urban Households in Ethiopia -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 A Brief Review of Literature -- 3 Methodology -- 3.1 Sources of Data and the Collection Method -- 3.1.1 Types and Sources of Data -- 3.1.2 Sampling Procedures and Method of Data Collection -- 3.2 Methods of Data Analysis -- 3.2.1 Descriptive Analysis -- 3.2.2 The Model -- 3.2.3 Estimation Strategy -- 3.2.4 Description of Variables -- 4 Empirical Results and Discussion -- 4.1 Descriptive Evidence -- 4.2 Regression Results -- 5 Conclusion and Policy Implications -- 5.1 Conclusion -- 5.2 Policy Implications -- Appendix -- Expressions for the Marginal Budget Shares and Expenditure Elasticities -- References -- 7 Determinants of Consumption Expenditure and Poverty Dynamics in Urban Ethiopia: Evidence from Panel Data -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 A Brief Review of Literature -- 2.1 Theoretical Literature -- 2.1.1 Measuring and Decomposing Poverty into Components -- 2.1.2 Decomposing of Poverty into Components -- 2.2 Empirical Literature -- 2.2.1 Levels and Determinants of Poverty in Developing Countries -- 2.2.2 Levels and Determinants of Poverty in Ethiopia -- 3 Methodology and Dataset -- 3.1 Approaches to Measure Households' Welfare Levels -- 3.2 Ways to Determine HH's Poverty Status and Decomposing It into Components -- 3.3 Econometrics Model Selection and Specifications -- 3.3.1 Models Specification -- 3.3.2 Estimation Diagnosis for Econometric Models -- 3.4 Data and Variables -- 3.4.1 Variables Selection
  • 4 Empirical Results and Discussion -- 4.1 Descriptive Results -- 4.1.1 Descriptive Statistics of Household's Major Characteristics Over Time -- 4.1.2 Consumption Poverty, Its Decomposition and Analysis -- 4.1.3 An Analysis of HH's Major Characteristics by Poverty Wave and Poverty Categories -- 4.2 Econometric Regression Results -- 4.2.1 Results for the Consumption Model -- 4.2.2 Results for the MNL Model -- 5 Conclusion and Recommendations -- References -- 8 Evaluation of Redistributive and Welfare Impacts of Indirect Taxes Reform in Rwanda -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Literature Review -- 3 Methodology and Data -- 3.1 The Model -- 3.2 Data Presentation -- 4 Empirical Findings and Discussion -- 4.1 Distributional Characteristics of Goods -- 4.2 Increase in VAT Rate and Loss of Aggregate Consumer Welfare -- 4.2.1 Rise in VAT Rate and Welfare Loss per Quintiles -- 4.2.2 Differentiated Indirect Taxes and Redistribution -- 5 Summary, Conclusion, and Further Research -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 -- Appendix 3 -- Changes in Indirect Tax Revenue with Respect to Indirect Tax Rate -- References -- Part III Multidimensional Measures of Poverty -- 9 On the Measurement of Multidimensional Well-Being in Some Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction: On the Measurement of Well-Being -- 2 The Database and the Different Domains of Well-Being -- 2.1 The Database: The AfroBarometer Survey -- 2.2 The Different Domains of Individual Well-Being -- 3 Correspondence Analysis (CA) and the Derivation of a Synthetic Index for Each Dimension of Well-Being -- 4 The Stochastic Production Frontier Approach and the Determination of Individual Wellbeing -- 5 Explaining Individual Well-Being -- 6 Results of the Empirical Investigation -- 7 Concluding Comments -- Appendix 1: List of Questions for Each Domain of Well-Being
  • Appendix 2: On Correspondence Analysis -- Appendix 3: On Frontier Efficiency Measurement -- References -- 10 Multidimensional Measure of Poverty in Ethiopia: Factor and Stochastic Dominance Analysis -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Issues in Poverty Measurement and Analysis -- 3 Analytical Framework and Data -- 3.1 Data Source and Selection of Variables -- 3.2 Theoretical Framework for Poverty Analysis -- 3.2.1 Unidimensional Analysis of Poverty -- 3.2.2 Effect of Household Size on Consumption Expenditure -- 3.2.3 A Multidimensional Analysis of Poverty -- 3.3 Theoretical Framework for Poverty Dominance -- 3.4 Econometric Models for Determinants of Poverty -- 4 Results and Discussion -- 5 Conclusion -- Appendix: Equivalence Scale -- References -- Part IV Energy-Environment-PovertyRelationships -- 11 Biofuels, Poverty, Food Security and Growth in Ethiopia: A Computable General Equilibrium Microsimulation Analysis -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Current Status of Biofuel Development in Ehtiopia -- 2.1 Ethanol Development -- 2.2 Biodiesel Development -- 3 Data and Methodology -- 3.1 The Computable General Equilibrium Model Specification and Assumptions -- 3.2 The Microsimulation Model -- 3.3 Poverty and Distributional Analysis -- 4 Simulations and Results -- 4.1 Description of Simulations -- 4.2 Baseline Scenarios -- 4.3 Biofuels Scenario -- 5 Results -- 5.1 Impacts on Economic Growth and Food Security -- 5.2 Distributional (Welfare) Effects -- 5.3 Impacts on Poverty -- 6 Conclusions and Policy Implications -- 6.1 Conclusion -- 6.2 Policy Implications -- Acknowledgments -- Appendices -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 -- Appendix 3 -- References -- 12 Does Energy Resources Spending Mitigate Adverse Effects of CO2 Emissions from Oil Exploration in Africa? -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Materials and Methods -- 2.1 Data Description and Sources
  • 2.2 Model Specification
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