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Assets and Poverty Traps in Rural Bangladesh

Agnes Quisumbing () and Bob Baulch ()

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Abstract: This paper applies Carter and Barrett’s theory of assets poverty traps to a unique longitudinal survey from rural Bangladesh. Non-parametric and parametric methods are used to examine the shape of the dynamic asset frontier, the number of equilibria, and whether land and nonland assets stock converge to such equilibria. [CPRC Working Paper 143].

Keywords: Asset dynamics; poverty traps; Bangladesh; land; non land asests; stock; non-parametric; parametric methods; longitudinal survey; Rural Bangladesh; Bangladesh; asset (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009-08
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