A new IFPRI Discussion Paper, Do Shocks Affect Men’s and Women’s Assets Differently? A review of literature and new evidence from Bangladesh and Uganda is now available. This paper attempts to expand understanding of the gender-differentiated impact of shocks on assets through a literature review on shocks and gendered asset dynamics and an analysis of new panel data (2007 and 2009) from Uganda and Bangladesh looking at the impact of negative shocks and positive events on men’s and women’s assets.
(PHND) IFPRI 01113 – Do Shocks Affect Men’s and Women’s Assets Differently?
A Review of Literature and New Evidence from Bangladesh and Uganda
Agnes R. Quisumbing, Neha Kumar, and Julia A. Behrman