Income, Public Social Services, and Capability Development: A Cross-district Analysis of Pakistan

Published By: Pakistan Institute of development economics (PIDE) | Published Date: January, 01 , 2008

Is household income enough for human development or should government direct resources towards the provision of social services to improve capabilities of individuals? The former is emphasised by the World Bank, and the latter by the United Nation Development programme (UNDP). This paper tests both sides of the question by estimating a basic needs policy model for Pakistan, using cross-district data for the year 1998-99.

Author(s): Rizwana Siddiqui | Posted on: Feb 14, 2016 | Views() | Download (210)

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