An Empirical Research on Influential Factors in Poverty of Peasant Households in Minority Regions in China

Yanling Li, Xinhong Fu, Tianhui Zhuang
2011 Journal of Agricultural Science  
This research was financed by the national social sciences foundation item "survey and evaluation of poverty and anti-poverty in Southwestern poverty-stricken minority counties" (Project No. 09XM008, 2009-2011 and Sichuan Agricultural University211 engineering Phase construction project and the major program of Ⅲ Department of Education in Sichuan Province "research on the vulnerability of peasant households in Minority Regions in Sichuan Province". Abstract Based on the data of survey in
more » ... of survey in peasant households in poverty-stricken minority counties in Sichuan Province by the authors, this article is going to employ the Probit Regression Model and make an empirical analysis in influential factors in poverty of peasant households in minority regions from the three aspects of peasant household environmental characteristics, family characteristics and policy system. It is indicated by the result that, the factors of human capital and national policy system have significant influences upon poverty of peasant households, such as, educational level of family members, healthy condition and outside labor service, etc.; natural disaster and adverse topographic conditions are the important influential factors in poverty of peasant households.
doi:10.5539/jas.v3n1p218 fatcat:jqgg6wu5dna2fnp7xkdu4jzola