This work represents IFPRI's first comprehensive analysis of the longitudinal data on 800 households collected between 1986 and 1989 in Pakistan. This unique data set enables researchers to examine the temporal dimensions of food security, income and labor dynamics, consumption and savings dynamics, nutrition and health processes, and many other issues that cannot be adequately addressed using cross-sectional data.Financial Savings: Credit anda#39;Bank Utilization The analysis indicates that households in the relatively less-developed districts in ... credit constraints, village shopkeepers extend credit (the functional equivalent of credit cards in developed countries) routinely to ... A special credit survey a year after the main survey indicated a similar net increase in debt, as did the 1985 rural credit survey (Pakistan 1986).
|Title||:||Poverty, Household Food Security, and Nutrition in Rural Pakistan|
|Author||:||Harold Alderman, Marito Garcia|
|Publisher||:||Intl Food Policy Res Inst - 1993|