Rural Poverty in Transition Countries
LICOS Discussion Paper No. 169/2006
46 Pages Posted: 29 Nov 2006
Date Written: February 18, 2006
This paper uses new poverty data based on household level surveys to analyze changes in rural poverty and rural-urban poverty differences in 23 transition countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union. The paper presents a series of hypotheses to explain differences across countries and changes over time.
Keywords: Rural poverty, Transition, Eastern Europe, Former Soviet Union
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation