Nguyen Viet, Cuong and Vu Hoang, Linh and Nguyen, Thang (2010): Urban Poverty in Vietnam: Determinants and Policy Implications.
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This study examines the profile and determinants of poverty in the two largest cities in Vietnam – Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. Data used in this study are from the 2009 Urban Poverty Survey. Using the poverty line of 12,000 thousand VND/year, the poverty incidence is estimated at 17.4 percent for Hanoi and 12.5 percent for Ho Chi Minh (HCM) city. There is a large proportion of the poor who are found stochastically poor. Hanoi has higher rates of structurally poverty than HCM city. The proportion of structurally poor and stochastically non-poor is rather small. Overall, the poor have fewer assets than the non-poor. The poor also have poorer housing conditions, especially they have much lower access to tap water than the non-poor. Heads of the poor households tend to have lower education and unskilled works than the heads of the non-poor households.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Urban Poverty in Vietnam: Determinants and Policy Implications|
|Keywords:||Urban poverty, income, expenditure, household survey, Vietnam|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O12 - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
|Depositing User:||Cuong Nguyen Viet|
|Date Deposited:||20. Aug 2012 23:25|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 20:35|
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