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CFPR/TUP Working Paper Series

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Using Change Rankings to Understand Poverty Dynamics: Examining the Impact of CFPR/TUP from Community Perspective
Working Paper No. 14
Munshi Sulaiman, Imran Matin
September - 2006
Studies of poverty dynamics relying solely on household income-expenditure surveys can yield noisy results, overestimating transient poverty and underestimating persistence of poverty, especially for the poorest. In this study, we make use of an approach that relies on community based change ranking to explore various directions and levels of change experienced by almost 6,000 households living in over 100 communities....
 
Targeting the Poorest in Microfinance: Poverty Outreach of BDP Ultra Poor Programme
Working Paper No. 13
Proloy Barua, Munshi Sulaiman
August - 2006
Despite the general consensus that microfinance does not reach the poorest; recent evidence suggests that nearly 15% of microfinance clients in Bangladesh are among the poorest....
 
Impact Assessment of CFPR/TUP: A Descriptive Analysis Based on 2002-2005 Panel Data
Working Paper No. 12
Mehnaz Rabbani, Vivek A. Prakash, Munshi Sulaiman
July - 2006
This paper looks at the overall performance of the CFPR/TUP programme using the 2002 baseline survey and 2005 repeat survey....
 
Change in food and nutrient consumption among the ultra poor: Is the CFPR/TUP programme making a difference?
Working Paper No. 11
Farhana Haseen
June - 2006
This study is based on a panel data of a sample of programme selected ultra poor and non selected ultra poor households that examines changes in food and energy consumption between the two groups of households over time…
 
Self-perceived Health of Ultra Poor Women: The Effect of an Inclusive Development Intervention
Working Paper No. 10
Vivek A. Prakash, AKM Masud Rana
March - 2006
This study examines changes in the self-reported health status of the ultra poor women in northern Bangladesh over a period of one and half years since the launch of this programme. The data for this study come from a baseline survey performed in 2002 and a follow-up survey from 2004....
 
Microfinance Engagementsof the ‘Graduated’ TUP Members
Working Paper No. 9
Munshi Sulaiman, Imran Matin, M Shahadat Hossain Siddiquee, Proloy Barua, Safeena Alarakhaia, Vidya Iyer
February - 2006
Despite the slogan of ‘credit for the poorest of the poor’, the poorest have not fully benefited from the microfinance revolution of late 90s in Bangladesh...
 
Targeting Effectiveness of CFPR/TUP in Scale-up Environment
Working Paper No. 8
Munshi Sulaiman, Imran Matin
February - 2006
Previous research found that effective targeting is a hallmark of the BRAC’s CFPR/TUP programme. Like many other targeted programmes, CFPR/TUP combines a number of targeting methods. How is the programme doing with respect to targeting effectiveness when it is being scaled up?....
 
Customized Development Interventions for the Ultra Poor:Preliminary Change Assessments of Health and Health-seeking Behaviour (CFPR/TUP 2002 to 2004)
Working Paper No. 7
Syed Masud Ahmed, AKM Masud Rana
June - 2005
A mid-term survey of the CFPR/TUP programme participants (at the end of 1st cycle of 18 months intervention) on health and related issues was done during July-September 2004. The survey involved re-interviewing the same baseline survey households for studying the effects of intervention over time....
 
Building social capital for the ultra poor: Challenges and achievements
Working Paper No. 6
Karishma Huda, Sabeel Rahman, Catherine Guirguis
March - 2005
Based on original research, this qualitative study explores the hypothesis that enagaging the village elites to support the ultra poor may provide a form of social capital that did not previously exist, promoting the further development of TUP members. But do these engagements constitute an effective source of social capital for TUP participants? .....
 
Health Domain of the Ultra Poor: An Exploration
Working Paper No. 5
Shahaduz Zaman, Hasanur Rahman, Ross Edgeworth
October - 2004
There has been an increasing amount of materials surrounding health-seeking behaviour in recent years. However, a relatively small proportion of literature has focused upon health behaviours and types of health services used by the poor in rural Bangladesh, particularly ultra poor households.....
 
 
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