Determinants of Expected Poverty Among Rural Households in Nigeria

"Vulnerability measures are becoming tools for evolving proactive steps to alleviate poverty. Against this backdrop, this study examined the determinants of expected poverty (a measure of vulnerability) among rural households in Nigeria. The main objective of this study is to assess rural Nigerian households’ expected poverty. The specific objectives are to determine household characteristics and regional specific risks that affect consumption of rural Nigerians; to generate a vulnerability profile using expected poverty measure of different segments of rural population in Nigeria; to discriminate between the different sources of expected poverty among rural households in Nigeria; and to draw policy implications regarding the issue of vulnerability to poverty among rural households in Nigeria."