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Exclusion and Poverty: An analytical approach for understanding exclusion and assessing programs targeting the very poor in Bangladesh

Sajjad Zohir, Mehnaz Rabbani, Biva Arani Mallik, Iftekharul Huq and Raisa Afsana

This paper is one of the outputs of a research undertaking by the Economic Research Group in collaboration with the Research and Evaluation Division of Brac, and with financial supports from the Aga Khan Foundation. The sponsored activities included an exercise on NGO mapping supported by analytical probing into the concept of exclusion, and a follow-up empirical query on selected targeted programs. The ideas expounded in this paper evolved out of interactive engagements amongst several individuals within ERG and RED-Brac.

 

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