Determinants of Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty in Pakistan: A Case Study


  • Furrukh Bashir Assistant Professor, School of Economics Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan
  • Hafeez-ur- Rehman Chairman, School of Business and Economics, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Ashraf M.Phil. Scholar, School of Economics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan
  • Tayyaba Naveed MPhil Scholar, School of Economics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan



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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How to Cite

Bashir, F. ., Rehman, H.- ur-., Ashraf, M. ., & Naveed, T. . (2021). Determinants of Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty in Pakistan: A Case Study. Review of Economics and Development Studies, 7(1), 91-99.

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