Measuring vulnerability : an overview and introduction

Naudé, Wim, McGillivray, Mark and Santos-Paulino, Amelia U. 2009, Measuring vulnerability : an overview and introduction, Oxford development studies, vol. 37, no. 3, Special Issue. Vulnerability in Development : Advances in Concept and Measurement, pp. 183-191.

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Title Measuring vulnerability : an overview and introduction
Author(s) Naudé, Wim
McGillivray, Mark
Santos-Paulino, Amelia U.
Journal name Oxford development studies
Volume number 37
Issue number 3
Season Special Issue. Vulnerability in Development : Advances in Concept and Measurement
Start page 183
End page 191
Total pages 9
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication Abingdon, England
Publication date 2009-09
ISSN 1360-0818
1469-9966
Summary This paper provides an introduction to this special issue of Oxford Development Studies. It starts by contextualizing the measurement of vulnerability, pointing to the need to take risks on the level of households, regions and countries into account in designing poverty-reduction strategies. It then summarizes the papers in this special issue, highlighting the ways in which they advance the conceptualization and measurement of vulnerability, and noting directions for future research.
Language eng
Field of Research 140199 Economic Theory not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 910199 Macroeconomics not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C2.1 Other contribution to refereed journal
Copyright notice ©2009, International Development Centre, Oxford
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