Browse by Subject "Poverty"

  • Gehlbach, Sally J. (Urbana, IL. : Institute for Research on Exceptional Children, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,, 1966)

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  • Sen, Amartya (10/10/2004)
    A collection of definitions of poverty used as training material by the ILO.

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  • Karimi, Seyed Mohammad (2014-09-16)
    In this thesis, I examine the health, welfare, and distributional implications of the society's institutions and public policies in three separate chapters. In the first chapter, I show that exposure to Muslim religious ...

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  • de Azevedo, Viviane Martins Rodrigues (2010-08-31)
    In recent years, reducing poverty has been a core objective of social policy in Latin America. In 2008, the incidence of poverty reached almost a third of the population, of which 13 percent are classified as extremely ...

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  • Carrera, Jennifer (2014-05-30)
    Although great progress has been made towards improving access to water worldwide, the same progress has not been observed in improving access to sanitation. While engineers are at the forefront of advancement in access ...

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  • Reynolds, Matthew (2014-05)
    After spending two weeks researching the cultural landscape of Varanasi in northern India, it became undeniably evident to me that there is more to the scene than what just meets the eye. Varanasi is full of rich culture ...

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  • Wood, Benjamin (2012-09-18)
    My three paper dissertation evaluates the economic welfare effects of food price increases and agricultural commercialization on households in Malawi and Mexico. Issues of poverty measurement and poverty alleviation are ...

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  • Carrera, Jennifer (2014-09-16)
    This dissertation is an investigation of the relationship between sanitation, power, and poverty in the United States. It draws from two broad theoretical lenses, political economies of race and political economies of the ...

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  • Lucchetti, Leonardo (2012-02-06)
    This dissertation encompasses three chapters that study the measurement of poverty and the impact of shocks on household welfare. Below are the individual abstracts for each chapter. Chapter 1: Subjective Poverty and ...

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