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WP 04/083 - Poverty and Labour Market Markers of HIV+ Households: An Exploratory Methodological Analysis

Author: 
Haroon Bhorat and Najma Shaikh

Date of Publication: 
February 2004

Abstract: 
This study, through an exploratory but promising methodology, provides a tentative analysis of the relationship between HIV, poverty and labour markets. The paper illustrates that the relationship between poverty, labour markets and HIV is not homogenous but multi-dimensional in character. The analysis examines these inter-relationships at both the household and individual level. The key findings from the analysis suggest that imputed HIV positive women come from poorer households than imputed negative women.

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