Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal (Print ISSN: 1096-3685; Online ISSN: 1528-2635)


Factors that Determine the Path of Intergenerational Mobility of Poverty in Pakistan

Author(s): Muhammad Ashraf, Tayyaba Naveed, Anam Saba, Muhammad Asif, Aamir Sultan, Aqsa Haider

This study examines the causes to break the Intergenerational Mobility of poverty in Pakistan. For this purpose, primary data from 301 respondents has been collected from the districts of Pakistan using simple random sampling technique. Probit Regression method is applied to see the relationship between the variables. The results of Probit Regression show that there are no Intergenerational Mobility of Poverty due to urban areas residence, age, education, value of assets, married marital status and joint family system in Pakistan. There is Intergenerational Mobility of Poverty due to large household size and high dependency ratio in Pakistan. On the basis of results, it may be suggested that there should be promotion of family planning, high life expectancy and free education throughout the Pakistan especially in rural areas.

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