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Poverty and vulnerability dynamics in Myanmar

Ferreira, Ines, Salvucci, Vincenzo and Tarp, Finn (2022) Poverty and vulnerability dynamics in Myanmar. South Asia @ LSE (18 Feb 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Myanmar has suffered, along with the rest of the world, from the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Additionally, it has had to contend with the instability and violence induced by the military coup of February 2021. By September of last year, the United Nations was warning of a human rights ‘catastrophe’ in the country, arising from a mix of widespread violence, food insecurity and rapidly rising poverty. Ines A. Ferreira, Vincenzo Salvucci and Finn Tarp share insights from their research in the country to identify the characteristics of households particularly vulnerable to falling into poverty – insights that can play a crucial role in the design and delivery of optimally-targeted humanitarian efforts.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2022 10:36
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2022 10:36
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/114059

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