Gender Poverty Gap: A Comparative analysis of India and Pakistan

Authors

  • Muhammmad Siddique PhD scholar, Department of economics, Hazara University Mansehra, KPK, Pakistan
  • Misbah Nosheen HOD, Department of economics, Hazara University Mansehra, KPK, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47067/reads.v7i2.364

Keywords:

Multidimensional Poverty, gender Poverty, Deprivation, Pakistan, India

Abstract

This paper attempts to estimate gender poverty gap in Pakistan using multidimensional poverty approach and compares it with India. Pakistan data have been used to compute multidimensional poverty. Findings of the paper suggest that there is gender poverty gap in Pakistan. Both India and Pakistan are suffering from poverty. Head count poverty is high in both countries but India has managed to lift more people out of multidimensional poverty. The paper recommends to design targeted oriented policies reduce gender poverty.

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Published

2021-06-30

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Siddique , M. ., & Nosheen, M. . (2021). Gender Poverty Gap: A Comparative analysis of India and Pakistan . Review of Economics and Development Studies, 7(2), 287-298. https://doi.org/10.47067/reads.v7i2.364