Measurement of Vulnerability of Households and Determinants of Vulnerability

  • Jyotish Prakash BasuEmail author


The present chapter attempts to measure the vulnerability of the households across five agro-climatic regions (say hill region, foot hill region, drought region and coastal region of Sundarban and coastal region of East Midnapore district) of West Bengal. In addition, this chapter classifies the degree of vulnerable households like low vulnerable, moderate and high vulnerable households across different agro climatic regions. Besides, this chapter also attempts to identify the factors responsible for vulnerability with the help order logit model of pooled data.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.West Bengal State UniversityKolkataIndia

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