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Non-farm Activity, Household Expenditure, and Poverty Reduction in Rural Vietnam

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T.X. Hoang, C.S. Pham and M.Ulubasoglu, World Development, December 2014, v. 64, pp. 554-568. Diversifying into non-farm activities has been suggested as an effective way out of poverty for rural households in developing countries. Using the Vietnamese Household Living Standards Surveys of 2002, 2004, 2006, and 2008, we test this claim, and investigate the effect of non-farm sector involvement on poverty …