Vulnerability to Poverty: Theory, Measurement and Determinants, with Case Studies from Thailand and…

Hardcover | December 24, 2012

EditorStephan Klasen, Hermann Waibel

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With the current global crisis, high levels of volatility in trade, capital flows, commodity prices, aid, and the looming threat of climate change, this book brings together high-quality research and presents conceptual issues and empirical results to analyze the determinants of the vulnerability to poverty in developing countries.

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With the current global crisis, high levels of volatility in trade, capital flows, commodity prices, aid, and the looming threat of climate change, this book brings together high-quality research and presents conceptual issues and empirical results to analyze the determinants of the vulnerability to poverty in developing countries.

STEPHAN KLASEN is at the University of Goettingen, Germany.  HERMANN WAIBEL is at the University ofHannover, Germany.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:360 pages, 10.88 × 5.76 × 1.08 inPublished:December 24, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230248918

ISBN - 13:9780230248915

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Table of Contents

Defining and Measuring Vulnerability: State of the Art and New Proposals; S.Klasen & F.Povel
Establishing a Database for Vulnerability Assessment; B.Hardeweg, S.Klasen & H.Waibel
Using Household Surveys to Capture Vulnerability: Issues and Challenges; S.Klasen, T.Lechtenfeld & F.Povel
Mapping Vulnerability: Extending Static Poverty Maps for Vietnam; T.Lechtenfeld
Rural-Rural Differences in Vietnamese Pro-Poor Growth: Does Households' Income Composition Make a Difference? K.Mausch, J.Diez & R.Klump
Impact of Food Price Shocks on Vulnerability to Poverty: A Mathematical Programming Approach; M.Völke, S.Tongruksawattana, E.Schmidt & H.Waibel
Agricultural Diversification and Vulnerability to Poverty: A Comparison between Vietnam and Thailand; S.Praneetvatakul, T.Phung & H.Waibel
Ex-post Coping Strategies of Rural Households in Thailand and Vietnam; S.Tongruksawattana, V.Junge, H.Waibel, J.Diez & E.Schmidt
Financial Shock-Coping in Rural Thailand and Vietnam; N.Kemper, R.Klump, L.Menkhoff & O.Rungruxsirivorn
The Village Fund Loan Program: Who Gets It, Keeps It and Loses It; C.Kislat & L.Menkhoff
Participation in Regional Non-Farm Wage Activities: Evidence from Thailand and Vietnam; J.Brünjes, D.Schmid, J.Diez & I.Liefner