Household Incomes and Poverty Dynamics in Rural Kenya: A Panel Data Analysis
作者: Milu MUYANGA & Phillip MUSYOKA
刊名: Journal of Poverty Alleviation and International Development (JPAID), 2014, Vol.5 (2), pp.43-76
来源数据库: Institute for Poverty Alleviation and International Development
关键词: PovertyIncome DynamicsPoverty DynamicsPanel DataKenya
原始语种摘要: This study uses both descriptive and econometric methods to analyze rural household income and poverty incidences over time and the drivers of welfare dynamics in rural Kenya. The analysis uses balanced panel data from 1,299 households in rural Kenya collected by Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Research and Development, Egerton University. The results reveal considerable variation in regional welfare dynamics over time in rural Kenya, but with overall decreasing poverty levels between 2000 and 2007. Welfare dynamics are associated with demographic factors such as household dependency burden, and the gender and educational attainment of household heads. Households with high dependency ratios and those under single-female headship are more likely to to transition into poverty. These...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • household 
  • welfare 福利
  • poverty 贫穷
  • rural 乡村的
  • income 收入
  • Analysis 分析
  • regional 地方的
  • importance 重要性
  • descriptive 描述的
  • attainment 成就