Siddiqui, Rizwana (2007): The role of household income and public provision of social services in satisfaction of basic needs in Pakistan: A cross district analysis.
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Is household income enough for human development or government should heed to direct provision of social services to improve capabilities of individual. The former emphasized by the World Bank and later by the UNDP. This paper tests the argument by estimating a basic need policy model for Pakistan using cross district data. The results are consistent with the view that government provision of social services affects human capabilities significantly. However, the ultimate constraints on the sustainable capability development are material resources.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Pakistan Institute of DEvelopment Economics|
|Original Title:||The role of household income and public provision of social services in satisfaction of basic needs in Pakistan: A cross district analysis|
|Keywords:||Basic Needs; Public Services; Household Income; Poverty|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty > I31 - General Welfare, Well-Being
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty > I38 - Government Policy ; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty > I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
D - Microeconomics > D3 - Distribution > D31 - Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
|Depositing User:||Rizwana Siddiqui|
|Date Deposited:||10. Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||27. Apr 2015 11:07|
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