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Koen Vleminckx and Timothy M. Smeeding

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9781861342539

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.001.0001

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The impact of economic change on child welfare in Central Asia

The impact of economic change on child welfare in Central Asia

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(p.226) (p.227) Nine The impact of economic change on child welfare in Central Asia
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Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition)
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Jane Falkingham

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0010

This chapter considers the impact of recent economic changes on the welfare of children. It takes on a multidimensional view of child well-being and discusses certain indicators that include economic measures of poverty based on both incomes and expenditures. The chapter starts with discussion on the demographic significance of children in the Central Asian context, and also the recent macroeconomic changes in the region and the possible ways in which these changes may impact on the welfare of the children.

Keywords:   economic changes, welfare of children, child well-being, economic measures, indicators, demographic significance, macroeconomic changes

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