Analyzing Rural Poverty Considering Multidimensional Poverty Index: A Case Study in Jalma Union
Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017, Pages: 25-31
Received: Dec. 20, 2017;
Accepted: Jan. 2, 2018;
Published: Jan. 18, 2018
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Pintu Kumar Sheel, Department of Urban and Rural Planning, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh
Titun Mukherjee, Department of Urban and Rural Planning, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh
Atikur Rahman, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna, Bangladesh
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The World has run on the way of prosperity in recent decades. Though it is great news for everyone, it has run up against many obstacles. Only a few number of people have grab this opportunity over the world. Most of the people are staying behind the scene. Poverty is one of the major concerns in the world. No country can overcome the curse of poverty. Within these Bangladesh is one of them, as a developing country in South Asia. The main obstacle to economic development is poverty. It is such an economic condition when one achieving a minimum living standard and losing the ability to purchase the essential living products as a result of very little income. Natural disasters such as cultural arbitrariness and aggression, population pressure, economic hardship, social and political problems, and foods, tidal waves, drought etc. create poverty. Over the world, it has measured by using some criteria and methods. Multidimensional Poverty index is one of them to measure the dimension of poverty. This paper provides new insights for the understanding, measurement, and analysis of multidimensional poverty in Jalma union, Khulna, Bangladesh. This paper makes an assessment of poverty scale in Jalma union using a comparative static approach.
Poverty, Multidimensional Poverty Index, Poverty Identification Indicator
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