Browse Dissertations and Theses - Economics by Subject "Poverty"

  • 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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  • 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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