Determinants of Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty in Pakistan: A Case Study
Keywords:Poverty, Area, Education, Age, Household Size, Marital Status, Joint Family
The present study examines the determinants of Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty in Pakistan. For this, primary data from 301 respondents has been collected from urban and rural areas of Muzaffargarh district using simple random sampling technique. Logistic Regression method is applied to see the relationship between the variables. The results of Logistic Regression show that there is no Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty due to urban area residence, experience, education, value of assets, married marital status and joint family system in Pakistan. There is Intergenerational transmission of Poverty due to large household size and high dependency ratio in Pakistan. On the basis of results, it may be suggested that there should be promotion of free education throughout the Pakistan especially in rural areas.
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