Poverty Alleviation Through Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of Thatta

Saleem, F., Khan, K. A., Malik, M. A. & Ghouri, A. M. (2011). Poverty Alleviation through Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of Thatta, Indian Journal of Commerce & Management Studies, 2(5), pp. 34-44.

11 Pages Posted: 4 Apr 2012  

Arsalan Mujahid Ghouri

Iqra University; Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

Faisal Saleem

Independent

Muhammad Abdul Malik

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Khaleel Ahmed Lodhi

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: March 1, 2011

Abstract

This particular research seeks an explanation thorough the factors such as economic, political, social as well as governmental influences that could help entrepreneurship to alleviate the poverty in one Pakistan’s small city Thatta. For this purpose the strategically approach is employed what is referred to by some as a ‘multi-method approach’ (Brewer & Hunter, 2006). This approach includes the pilot study, field work and survey questionnaire.

Study analysis revealed nine main factors related to internal and external thoughts of society and individual cause the lack of development in Thatta entrepreneurship culture. These available findings are precious to get in-depth understanding the nature of problems associated with the development of Thatta entrepreneurship which can alleviate the poverty.

Keywords: Poverty, Entrepreneurship, Alleviation, Thatta, Pakistan

JEL Classification: I3, I32, I38, P46

Suggested Citation

Ghouri, Arsalan Mujahid and Saleem, Faisal and Malik, Muhammad Abdul and Lodhi, Khaleel Ahmed, Poverty Alleviation Through Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of Thatta (March 1, 2011). Saleem, F., Khan, K. A., Malik, M. A. & Ghouri, A. M. (2011). Poverty Alleviation through Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of Thatta, Indian Journal of Commerce & Management Studies, 2(5), pp. 34-44.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2030454

Arsalan Mujahid Ghouri (Contact Author)

Iqra University ( email )

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Karachi, SD Sindh 75500
Pakistan

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris ( email )

TG.MALIM - PERAK
Tanjong Malim, PA Perak 35900
Malaysia

Faisal Saleem

Independent ( email )

No Address Available

Muhammad Abdul Malik

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Khaleel Ahmed Lodhi

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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