2 edition of oeconomic performance and poverty reduction found in the catalog.
oeconomic performance and poverty reduction
|Series||IMF working paper -- WP/03/72|
|Contributions||IMF Institute., International Monetary Fund.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||35 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||35|
and rural poverty reduction policies; climate change and well-being; dimensions of poverty and its reduction; and methodological issues decomposing poverty into its component sources. A brief summary of individual chapters is provided below. The Book Part One: Poverty Alleviation with Microfinance This section contains two chapters. For two decades, Africa’s strong economic growth has paved the way for poverty reduction. Nevertheless, high chronic poverty levels persist, and the gap between income groups in terms of human capital and access to basic services is growing. Also, poor households are vulnerable to frequent shocks.
"Education, poverty and social inclusion policies" We should not forget that a very important role in combating poverty is owned by State, through the economic and social policies that it develops. Measures for prevention and reduction of the risk of poverty and social exclusion are covered in the general framework of multidimensional action of. Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty.. Measures, like those promoted by Henry George in his economics classic Progress and Poverty, are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of ending poverty forever.
The most prominent tool to curb poverty is equity. It provides a breakthrough to all traps of poverty. Anti-poverty policies should be used to protect and promote the welfare of the members of the society. Such anti-poverty policies should provide public education and sound health systems. Get this from a library! Economic growth, income distribution and poverty reduction in contemporary China. [Shujie Yao] -- This book reviews the economic development history of contemporary China from up to today, paying special attention to the interface among growth, inequality and poverty reduction.
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Progress has been slow against relative poverty as judged by the standards of the country and time one lives in, and a great many people in the world's emerging middle class remain vulnerable to falling back into poverty. The Economics of Poverty reviews critically past and present debates on poverty, spanning both rich and poor countries.
The book provides an accessible new synthesis of current economic thinking on key questions: How is poverty measured?Cited by: After many years of disappointing performance, Sub-Saharan Africa has shown impressive growth performance since the start of the millenium.
However, the impact of this on poverty reduction is still not well understood and this led the African Economics Research Consortium in Nairobi to undertake a major collaborative research project on the linkages between growth and poverty reduction in Sub Manufacturer: OUP Oxford.
Economic Alternatives for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction: Progressive Policy Recommendations for Developing Countries [McKinley, T.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Economic Alternatives for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction: Progressive Policy Recommendations for Developing CountriesFormat: Hardcover.
This book examines poverty and related issues and aims to advance the development of new tools and measurement of multidimensional poverty and poverty reduction policy analysis.
The book covers a wide range of issues, including determinants and causes of poverty and its changes; consequences and impacts of poverty on human capital formation, growth and consumption; assessment of poverty strategies and policies; the role of government, NGOs and other institutions in poverty reduction Cited by: 3.
ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT The DAC Guidelines practices with the poverty reduction goal Performance management and incentives Possible action points Learning and Training poverty.
2 POVERTY REDUCTION. countries. It looks at multidimensional measures of poverty, production and productivity-related factors, policies influencing poverty and random, hazardous but preventive factors influencing poverty levels and their reduction. The book argues that we need to account for different dimensions of poverty, when it is oeconomic performance and poverty reduction book and classified, and for identifying the determinants of poverty and factors reducing poverty.
The Design and Management of Poverty Reduction Programs and Projects in Anglophone Africa: Proceedings of a Seminar Sponsored Jointly by the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank and the Uganda Management Institute, Part Evidence shows that rapid economic growth between and was crucial to this enormous reduction in poverty.3 • India has seen significant falls in poverty since the s, rates that accelerated into the s.
This has been strongly related to. The connection between poverty and lack of education seems entirely self-evident, yet real progress in overcoming the obstacles to education and economic affluence has eluded governments and social activists worldwide for decades.
This book interrogates the link between education and poverty reduction and highlights the role of cross-sectoral co-ordination and policy coherence in breaking the. While still concerned with poverty reduction, the attention of governments and the world’s development community is focusing more and more on the issue of inequality, which is not to be confused with equity.
4 This is partly the result of (a) the reduction in poverty, (b) the significant gap between countries in terms of living standards, and (c) the significant increase in inequality over the last 30 years in many. This book contends that high fertility is rational in that it achieves short term economic benefit and long term old age-support for families.
Wider macroeconomic effects are not the concern of the individual family. This means that the fertility choices of the poor are not a result of ignorance. The objective of this book is to drive home the fact that it is poverty that is responsible for.
Yao reviews the economic development history of contemporary China from to the present, paying special attention to growth, inequality and poverty reduction. A real Chinese economic miracle should have two important features: high income growth and a fair distribution system so that poverty can be by: This economic growth was accompanied by a large reduction in poverty (from 58 percent in to 37 percent in ), which included dramatic increases in school enrollment and a rapid decrease in child malnutrition.
Economic Growth, Poverty, and Household Welfare inVietnamuses an. This book looks at the major policy challenges facing developing Asia and how the region sustains rapid economic growth to reduce multidimensional poverty through socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable measures.
Asia is facing many challenges arising from population growth, rapid. This book examines poverty and related issues and aims to advance the development of new tools and measurement of multidimensional poverty and poverty reduction policy analysis.
The book covers a wide range of issues, including determinants and causes of poverty and its changes; consequences and impacts of poverty on human capital formation. in reducing poverty, but across the broad range of macroeconomic and agricultural economic performance measures used to compare them.
Findings from time-series, cross-section regression analysis reveal that while economic growth generally was an important contributor to poverty reduction. We show that, on average, (i) the greater the inequality, the lower the elasticity of poverty to growth, and the higher the mean income, the higher the elasticity; (ii) the country-specific elasticity is identical for episodes of economic growth and for episodes of economic downturn; and (iii) higher growth does not bring diminishing returns to poverty reduction.
Real economic growth has averaged 11 percent per year, annual inflation has averaged 3 percent, and poverty and inequality have fallen. The country has outperformed other low-income countries including other members of the Commonwealth of Independent : Paperback. The Effect of Microfinance on Poverty Reduction in Developing Economies: /ch The study explores the contributions of microfinance to poverty reduction.
The study used a descriptive design to establish the relationship between salesCited by: 1. This economic growth was accompanied by a large reduction in poverty (reduced from 58% in to 37% in ), dramatic increases in school enrollment, and a rapid decrease in child malnutrition.
Economic Growth, Poverty, and Household Welfare in Vietnam examines the causes of Vietnam’s economic growth and its prospects for future growth.
Downloadable! This paper investigates the link between macroeconomic performance and the change in the poverty rate among 47 episodes of growth and 52 episodes of economic downturn in developing and transition economies.
We show that, on average, (i) the greater the inequality, the lower the elasticity of poverty to growth, and the higher the mean income, the higher the elasticity; (ii) the.After many years of relatively slow growth, Tanzania’s national accounts data report accelerated aggregate growth since around The chapter shows that there has been slower growth in private consumption and in sectors such as agriculture, where most of the poor work and live.
The household survey data documents a limited reduction in consumption poverty over the period, and what poverty.Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa explores critical policy entry points to address the demographic, societal, and political drivers of poverty; improve income-earning opportunities both on and off the farm; and better mobilize resources for the poor.