STATISTICAL EVALUATION, MEASURING AND MANAGING POVERTY IN RURAL PAKISTAN

J Pak, Statist
2015 unpublished
Poverty remains an essential global issue, despite the global and domestic initiatives undertaken by governments and international agencies. Pakistan, being a developing country, has been facing the severity of poverty. In an attempt to alleviate poverty in Pakistan, financial resources are provided by microfinance institutions to poor and vulnerable people. In this paper, we use logit model to study to get insight of the available data. Logit regression model indicates that zakat institution
more » ... zakat institution have significance contribution in poverty reduction while Benazir income support program has non-significance contribution. However, Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal has shown positive impact in poverty reduction with particular reference to working male member.
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