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Pro-poor fiscal strategies

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Given political stability and the existence of a pro-poor political coalition, what actions have achieved a sustained fall in poverty? This chapter focuses on fiscal policies, which have the ... More


Conclusion: Governance and Environment: Policy Challenges and Research Questions

Eric Brousseau, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Pierre-Andre Jouvet, and Marc Willinger

in Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the dilemmas associated with establishing collective goals in matters of sustainable development, then the properties of the mechanisms available for deciding to frame our ... More


Growth, Income Distribution, and Poverty: A Review

Arne Bigsten and JÖrgen Levin

in Growth, Inequality, and Poverty: Prospects for Pro-poor Economic Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199268658
eISBN:
9780191600876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199268657.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This study reviews recent research dealing with relationships between economic growth, income distribution, and poverty. This generally fails to find any systematic pattern of change in income ... More


Introduction: Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms 1

Eric Brousseau, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Pierre-André Jouvet, and Marc Willinger

in Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The interdependency of socio-ecological systems and the increased reach of human activity have led to major political and scientific challenges in the governance of environmental resources. This ... More


Rights over Coal, Oil and Gas

Anthony Scott

in The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

After briefly surveying changing coal-mining law, this chapter concentrates on the evolution of petroleum rights. On American public lands rights first came under the placer Mining Law. This was ... More


The Pro‐Cyclical Impact of Basel II on Emerging Markets and its Political Economy

Stephany Griffith‐Jones and Avinash Persaud

in Capital Market Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter stresses the importance of banking regulations — and of a well functioning banking system — for economic growth. It examines both positive and problematic features of Basel II, the new ... More


Skilled Immigration Today: Prospects, Problems, and Policies

Jagdish Bhagwati and Gordon Hanson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195382433
eISBN:
9780199852352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382433.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Skilled immigration into rich countries and competition for talent and professional skills are of major concern among nations today. Comprehensive immigration reform addressed to illegal immigration ... More


The Debate on Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality: Why Measurement Matters 1

Martin Ravallion

in Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558032
eISBN:
9780191721335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558032.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Markedly different claims have been heard within the development community about how much progress is being made against poverty and inequality in the current period of globalization. This chapter ... More


Poverty Monitoring

Margaret Kakande

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Political concern that rapid economic growth did not appear to be benefiting the poor led to an increased focus in the mid‐1990s on ensuring public expenditure was pro‐poor and on monitoring poverty ... More


Mutual Interdependence between Elites and the Poor

Chipiliro Kalebe-Nyamongo

in The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659036
eISBN:
9780191749032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659036.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There has been a growing recognition that politics matters in the distribution of resources in society. However, attempts to use a political economy ‘lens’ with which to explore causes of poverty and ... More


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