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Total Reports 165

Piloting a methodology to investigate poverty dynamics
Tariq Omar Ali, Mehnaz rabbani, Munshi Sulaiman
Vol - 55   December - 2006
Participatory Learning and Action
This article describes the process of refining a participatory method to investigate the poverty dynamics of the extreme poor in Bangladesh. Based on a baseline wealth ranking exercise conducted in three districts of Bangladesh in 2002, we wanted to do a repeat wealth ranking to identify the households that have moved up or down the ranks, and why....
Dynamics of Health Care Seeking Behaviour of Elderly People in Rural Bangladesh
Pritti Biswas, Zarina N Kabir, Jan Nilsson, Shahaduz Zaman
Vol - 1   Issue - 1  June - 2006
International Journal of Ageing and Later Life
Drawing upon qualitative evidence from rural Bangladesh, this article focuses on coping strategies in cases of illness of elderly people and the contributing factors in determining the health-seeking behaviour of elderly persons....
Social Capital and Quality of Life in Old Age: Results From a Cross-Sectional Study in Rural Bangladesh
Jan Nilsson, A K M Masud Rana, Zarina N Kabir
Vol - 18   Issue - 3  June - 2006
Journal of Aging and Health
The objective of this article is to identify determinants of quality of life (QoL) and investigate their association with individual- and community-level social capital among older people in rural Bangladesh....
Educational Institutions: Results from a Reconstructed Cohort Analysis
Samir Ranjan Nath
Vol - 5   Issue - 1  June - 2006
Bangladesh Education Journal
Examining promotion, dropout and repetition in various grades and performance in public examinations at the end of secondary schooling this paper explored the internal efficiency of secondary educational institutions in Bangladesh....
Poverty status and health equity: Evidence from rural Bangladesh
F Karim, A Tripura, M S Gani, A M R Chowdhury
Vol - 120: 193-205   March - 2006
Public Health
Many studies have examined the health inequities between different social groups, often measured by individual independent variables, such as education, gender, ethnicity, geography, rich, poor, etc. Although inequities are increasingly widening, a few studies have looked at the health inequity between
different poverty groups within the poor....
Changes in the lives of the ultra poor: an exploratory study
Sarah Walker, Imran Matin
Vol - 16   Issue - 1  February - 2006
Development In Practice
Within BRAC, the idea of a radically new approach to address the problems of the extreme poor started in 1999 with the development of a concept paper and consultations...
Living Below the Line: Sustainability and the houses of the ultra poor
Khondaker Hasibul Kabir, Fuad H Mallick
November - 2005
Paper for the 22nd Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Beirut, Lebanon, 13-16 November 2005
For the extreme poor in Bangladesh, day-to-day survival is the primary concern of life. Shelter is a basic need. The adequacy of this shelter is not. The ultra poor communities in Bangladesh seemingly live in the most basic form of shelter. A closer look however, reveals that the building practices of these people address sustainability, affordability and....
The very poor who participate in microfinance institutions and those who never have
Imran Matin
Vol - 16   Issue - 3  October - 2005
Small Enterprise Development Journal
There is general consensus that the very poor have not been adequately reached by existing microfinance institutions, but there is very little research evidence to support this....
Addressing vulnerabiilties of the poorest: A micro perspective from BRAC
Imran Matin
July - 2005
Paper presented at the ABCDE 2005 Conference, Amsterdam
The poorest have been left out not only by mainstream development approaches, but also by mainstream development knowledge....
Productivity and Virtue: Elite Categories of the Poor in Bangladesh
Naomi Hossain
Vol - 33   Issue - 6  June - 2005
World Development
Based on research into elite attitudes toward poverty, this paper explores the political significance of elite categories of the poor in Bangladesh....
 
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