CPRC International Conference 2010

Conference Papers and Presentations

Thursday 9 September 2010

Parallel Session D: 2.00pm-3.30pm

Panel  D1: Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction II         

Room: Lecture Theatre (Hulme Hall)

Chair: Armando Barrientos (BWPI, Manchester)


Vulnerability to Poverty in Latin America: Evidence from Cross-sectional and panel data

Guillermo Cruces, Leonardo Gasparini, Marcelo Bergolo and Andres Ham, CEDLAS, Argentina

Poverty and Vulnerability in Rural China: the effects of taxation

Katsushi Imai, X. Wang and W. Kang, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester, UK

A Risk-sensitive Measure of Individual Vulnerability to Poverty

Presentation (pdf)

Gabriela Flores, Institute of Health Economics and Management, Switzerland

Breaking the Poverty Trap? Assessing the long-term effects of non-contributory social transfer programmes

Armando Barrientos and Miguel Nino-Zarazua, Brooks World Poverty Institute (BWPI), University of Manchester, UK


Panel  D2: The MDGs: Targets, Promises and Hope           

Room: Old Dining Hall (Hulme Hall)                     

Chair: David Hulme (BWPI, Manchester)


Is the Millennium Development Goal of Poverty still achievable? Role of Institutions, Finance and Openness


Katsushi Imai, Raghav Gaiha and Ganesh Thapa, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester, UK

The MDGs as an Institutions of Hope

Presentation (pdf)

Alastair Greig and Mark Turner, University of Canberra, Australia

Global Poverty Reduction to 2015 and Beyond: What has been the Impact of the MDGs and what are the Options for a post-2015 Global Framework?

Andy Sumner, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, and Meera Tiwari, University of East London

Minimum and Maximum Development Goals? The agency of the MDGs amongst civil society actors in India and Malawi

Clive Gabay, The Open University, UK

Ideas in the International Agendas: the MDGs.

Presentation (pdf)

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, International Affairs, the New School, USA


Panel  D3: Health and Nutrition                 

Room: Music Room (Hulme Hall)                

Chair: Alinda Bosch (Cordaid - TBC)


Healthy growth Unhealthy People

Presentation (pdf)

Ankush Agrawal, University of Delhi, India

Disability and Poverty in Developing Countries: Evidence from the World Health Survey

Sophie Mitra, Aleksandra Posarac and Brandon Vick, Fordham University, USA

Household costs of obtaining Maternal and Newborn Care in Rural Bangladesh

Mohamed Nasir Uddin Khan, Zahidul Quayyum, Hashima-e-Nasreen, Tim Ensor, Sarah Salahuddin, BRAC, Bangladesh


Panel  D4: Multidimensional Poverty Measurement (Systematic Presentation of Multidimensional Poverty Index)                                                                        

Room: Lecture Room (Dalton Ellis Hall)                 

Chair: Alakh Sharma (Institute of Human Development, New Delhi)


Data, Indicators and Multidimensional Poverty Measures.

Karin Eli and Sabina Alkire, OPHI, University of Oxford, UK

Acute Multidimensional Poverty: A New Index for Developing Countries

Presentation (pdf)

Sabina Alkire and Maria Emma Santos, OPHI, University of Oxford, UK

Multidimensional Measure of Poverty based on the Axiomatic Approach: Case of Morocco

Abdel Kadir ElKhider, Abelhamid El Bouhadi and El Mustapha Kchirid, Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech, Morocco

Redistribution of Revenue based on Multidimensional Poverty: The South Africa Case

Hasan Basarir, University of York, UK


Panel  D5: Violent Conflict and Poverty: Micro-Level perspectives 

Room: Committee Room (Dalton Ellis Hall)   

Chair: Patricia Justino (IDS, Sussex)


War and Poverty

Patricia Justino, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex

Peace Dividends? Effect of Conflict Reduction on Activity Choice

Carlos Bozzoli, Tilman Brück and Tony Muhumuza, German Institute for Economic Research DIW, Berlin

Civil War and the Welfare of Extended Households: Evidence from Longitudinal Data from Burundi

Philip Verwimp and Tom Bundervoet, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Civil Violence in India: Micro-Level Foundations and Welfare Consequences

Jaideep Gupte, Patricia Justino and Jean-Pierre Tranchant, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex


Panel  D6: Measuring Poverty        

Room: Junior Common Room (Hulme Hall)

Chair: Miguel Nino-Zarazua (BWPI, Manchester)


Counting Poverty Ordering and Deprivation Curves

Casilda Lasso De la Vega, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain

Global Poverty Estimates: present and future

Presentation (pdf)


Shatakshee Dhongde and Camelia Minoiu, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC, USA

Commensurating Poverty: can we construct poverty lines for different domains that correspond to the same standard of living?

Presentation (pdf)

Richard Palmer-Jones, School of International Development, University of East Anglia, UK and Amaresh Dubey, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

Is Severe Poverty a good Proxy for Chronic Poverty?

Andy McKay and Emilie Perge, Economics Dept, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK


Panel  D7: History as Destiny: The Long Run Effects of Positive Negative Shocks on Household and Individual Poverty Status

Room: Library (Hulme Hall)                                                 

Chair:  John Hoddinott and Agnes Quisumbing (IFPRI, Washington D.C.)


The Impact of Poor pre-school Nutritional Status over the Life course

Presentation (pdf)


John Hoddinott, Jere Behrman, John Maluccio, Reynaldo Martorell, Paul Melgar, Manuel Rameriz-Zea, Aryeh Stein and Kathryn Yount, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC, USA

Evaluating the Long-term Impact of Agricultural Technologies in Bangladesh:  Household and Intrahousehold Effects

Neha Kumar and Agnes R. Quisumbing, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC, USA

Live Aid Revisited: long-term impacts of the 1984 Ethiopian famine on children

Stefan Dercon and Catherine Porter, Oxford University, UK


Panel  D8: Poverty and Chronic Poverty in India: Measurement, Policies and Practice                 

Room: Seminar Room (Hulme Hall)             

Chair: Aasha Kapur Mehta (Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi)


Poverty and Poverty Dynamics in India: Estimates, Determinants and Policy Responses

Aasha Kapur Mehta, Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, India and Shashanka Bhide, National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi, India

Migration as an Exit Route: How Does It Work for the Chronic Poor in India?

Amita Shah, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, India

Responding to Peoples’ Protests about poverty: Making and Implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in India

Anand Kumar, Birendra Suna and Sanjay Pratap, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

Caste, Affirmative Action and Discrimination in India

Ira N. Gang, Kunal Sen, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, UK and Myeong-Su Yun


Panel  D9: Conditional Cash Transfers and Labour Markets in Latin America: Lessons from Recent Experience

Room: Gallery (Dalton Ellis Hall)                                         

Chair: Veronica Amarante (Universidad de la Republica, Urguary)


Welfare Programs and Labour Supply in Developing Countries.
Experimental evidence from Latin America.

María Laura Alzúa, Guillermo Cruces and Laura Ripani, CEDLAS, Argentina

Bolsa Familia and Labour Supply: an income shock analysis

Clarissa Teixeira, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth-UNDP, Brazil

Conditional Cash Transfers, Labour Supply and Informality: the case of Uruguay

Verónica Amarante and Andrea Vigorito, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay

Impacts of Bolsa Família CCT Program on Labour Supply and Employment

Presentation (pdf)

Rafael Perez Ribas, Sergei Soares, Fabio Veras Soares and Breno Sampaio, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


Panel  D10: Vulnerable Workers in Global Production Networks: Adverse Incorporation, Social Exclusion and the Global Problem of Forced Labour                       

Room: Library (Hulme Hall)                                                 

Chair: Stephanie Ware Barrientos (BWPI & IDPM, Manchester)


Poverty, Marginalisation and ‘Slave Labour’ in Brazil: The Dynamics of Adverse Incorporation in Global Production Networks.

Nicola Phillips (School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester, UK) and Leonardo Sakamoto (NGO Reporter, Brazil

Vulnerable Workers in GPNs: A Case Study of Child Labour in the Delhi Garments Sector

C. Upendranadh, Resmi Bhaskaran and Abhay Kumar, Institute for Human Development (IHD), New Delhi, India

Social Exclusion, Adverse Incorporation and the Global Problem of Forced Labour: A Comparative and Theoretical Consideration

Nicola Phillips, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester, UK

Fielding the Wrong Ball? A Critique of Global Policy Approaches to ‘Forced Labour’

Presentation (pdf)

Nicola Phillips and Fabiola Mieres (University of Manchester, UK)