As bad as it gets: Well being deprivation of sexually exploited trafficked women
Maria Di Tommaso (),
I. Shima (),
Steinar Strøm () and
F. Bettio ()
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I. Shima: Dept. of Economics, University of Oslo, Postal: University of Turin, Via Po 53, Torino , 10124 Italy
F. Bettio: Department of Economics, Postal: Piazza S.Francesco 7 , 53100 Siena , Italy
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Isilda Mara
No 09/2007, Memorandum from Oslo University, Department of Economics
The International Organization for Migration has collected data on trafficked individuals. The aim of this paper is to use the sub-sample of sexually exploited women in order to explore the relationship between their well being deprivation, their personal characteristics, and their working locations. We use the theoretical framework of the capability approach to conceptualize well being deprivation and we estimate a MIMIC (Multiple Indicators Multiple Causes) model. The utilized indicators measure abuse, freedom of movement, and access to medical care. This model also allows us to estimate the effects of some covariates on this measure of well being.
Keywords: Structural equation models; well being; capability approach; trafficking; Eastern and Western European countries (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C35 I32 J16 O15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 45 pages
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Working Paper: As Bad as it Gets: Well Being Deprivation of Sexually Exploited Trafficked women (2007)
Working Paper: As bad as it gets: well being deprivation of sexually exploited trafficked women (2007)
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