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Income and expenditure distribution pattern of sunamgonj haor area: implications for poverty alleviation

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dc.contributor.author Alam, Mohammad Jahangir
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-06T04:10:23Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-06T04:10:23Z
dc.date.copyright 2004
dc.date.issued 2004-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/348
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of report.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 21-23).
dc.description.abstract Fishing income (52 per cent) was the main source of income and food expenditure (85 percent) was the main sector of expenditure of the Sunamgonj haor fishermen. Absolute poor was about 48 per cent by Direct Calorie Intake (DCI) method and about 49 per cent and 60per cent fishermen (for income measurement unit) and 37 per cent and 55 per cent (for expenditure measurement unit) below the lower and upper poverty lines by Cost of Basic Need (CBN) method respectively. The poverty level of the haor fishermen for expenditure measurement unit is lower than income measurement unit. Boat and defecation facilities were significant by odds ratio and odds ratio confidence interval. Education status of the household head and ownership of cultivated land were significant only by odds ratio. Govt. and other agencies (NGO) may consider the significant factors to increase the socio-economic conditions and particularly to reduce poverty level of the haor fishermen. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Mohammad Jahangir Alam
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University reports are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject Haor fishermen en_US
dc.subject Socio-economic conditon en_US
dc.subject Poverty en_US
dc.subject logistic en_US
dc.subject Odds ration condidence interval en_US
dc.title Income and expenditure distribution pattern of sunamgonj haor area: implications for poverty alleviation en_US
dc.title.alternative ESS working paper series August-2004 : Paper-01 en_US
dc.type Working paper series en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of Economics and Social Science, BRAC University


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