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Vulnerability in developing countries

Author: Wim A Naudé; Amelia Uliafnova Santos Paulino; Mark McGillivray
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©2009.
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More than a billion people live in extreme poverty, and many face the possibility of never escaping from it. Millions more may be at risk of falling into poverty. These risks are exacerbated by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Vulnerability in developing countries.
Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, c2009
(OCoLC)617604023
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wim A Naudé; Amelia Uliafnova Santos Paulino; Mark McGillivray
ISBN: 9789280811711 9280811711
OCLC Number: 320493094
Description: xxiii, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Vulnerability in developing countries : an introduction / Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray --
Measuring vulnerability and poverty : estimates for rural India / Raghav Gaiha and Katsushi Imai --
Vulnerability, trust and micro-credit : the case of China's rural poor / Calum G. Turvey and Rong Kong --
Assets, poverty dynamics and vulnerability : evidence from rural Tajikistan / Oleksiy Ivaschenko and Cem Mete --
Vulnerability, poverty and coping in Zimbabwe / Kate Bird and Martin Prowse --
Vulnerability dynamics and HIV risk in the semi-arid tropics of rural Andhra Pradesh / B. Valentine Joseph Gandhi, Ma. Cynthia Serquiña Bantilan and Devanathan Parthasarathy --
Vulnerability to hunger : responding to food crises in fragile states / Colin Andrews and Margarita Flores --
Vulnerability of small-island economies : the impact of "natural" disasters in the Caribbean / Martin Philipp Heger, Alex Julca and Oliver Paddison --
Natural disasters and remittances : poverty, gender and disaster vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS / Marlene Attzs --
Growth-oriented macroeconomic policies for small-island economies : lessons from Singapore / Anis Chowdhury --
Vulnerability in developing countries : implications and conclusions / Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray.
Responsibility: edited by Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray.

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