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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


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


Innovation for Pro-Poor Growth: From Redistribution with Growth to Redistribution through Growth*

Raphael Kaplinsky

in Towards Human Development: New Approaches to Macroeconomics and Inequality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198706083
eISBN:
9780191775260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706083.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Despite an accelerating pace of growth over the past decade, apart from China most low- and middle-income economies have seen an increase in the number of people living below $1.25 per day. The ... More


An Incidence Analysis of Child Health and Education Improvements in Africa

David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger

in Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198797692
eISBN:
9780191839054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797692.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the extent to which health and education improvements are equitably shared or ‘inclusive’. We use a descriptive method, which is analogous to growth incidence curves, and apply ... More


Perspectives on Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Theoretical and Methodological Issues

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Fred Mawunyo Dzanku, and Aida Cuthbert Isinika

in Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198799283
eISBN:
9780191839641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799283.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter frames the book in terms of the recent debates on smallholder agriculture and the empirical context of sub-Saharan Africa and presents the aims of the book. Moreover, it outlines the ... More


Food Security for the Poorest Billion: Policy Lessons from Indonesia

Walter P. Falcon

in The Evolving Sphere of Food Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354054
eISBN:
9780199398959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354054.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Since 1967, Indonesia’s food security has impressively and steadily improved. This chapter describes the sequence of projects, programs, and policies that were used to produce pro-poor economic ... More


The Aid Lab: Understanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

Naomi Hossain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785507
eISBN:
9780191827419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

From an unpromising start as ‘the basket case’ to present-day plaudits for its human development achievements, Bangladesh plays an ideological role in the contemporary world order, offering proof ... More


Inequality

Nicola Amendola

in Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Any history of the wellbeing of the Italians that ignores the sphere of economic inequality would be incomplete and unsatisfactory. That is why this chapter presents a quantitative reconstruction of ... More


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