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As bad as it gets: well being deprivation of sexually exploited trafficked women

Maria Di Tommaso (), Isilda Shima, Steinar Strøm and F. Bettio ()

CHILD Working Papers from CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY

Abstract: 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: J16 C35 I32 O15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-hap and nep-soc
Date: 2007-04
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