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Poverty dynamics among the Dalits of Tarai
(The University of Bergen, 2013-09-02)
The literature suggests that links between social identity and economic outcomes can induce poverty among groups with low social status. This seems to be true in Nepal where Dalits, the group at the bottom of the caste ...
Empowerment and Poverty Alleviation: Effects on Targeting Women in Developing Countries
(The University of Bergen, 2009-12-01)
In this thesis I assess the problems and solutions microfinance institutions face when entering a rural credit market characterized by information asymmetry and low degree of enforcement possibilities. Bangladesh and the ...
Is aid contributing to poverty reduction? An analysis of the poverty-efficiency of Norwegian aid
(The University of Bergen, 2013-02-01)
This master thesis aims at assessing the poverty- efficiency of the current Norwegian aid allocation. Is Norwegian aid allocated in a way that has the maximum impact on poverty reduction? I use panel regression and a ...