UNU Policy Brief Number 4, 2008

Wan, Guanghua (2008). UNU Policy Brief Number 4, 2008. Policy Briefs. United Nations University.

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    Author Wan, Guanghua
    Title UNU Policy Brief Number 4, 2008
    Series Title Policy Briefs
    Publication Date 2008
    Place of Publication Finland
    Publisher United Nations University
    Pages VIII, 8
    Language eng
    Abstract The slowdown and in some years reversal of poverty reduction in China forcefully demonstrates that growth is not sufficient for combating poverty even if that growth is of unprecedented magnitude. Policy initiatives should take into consideration inequality, especially urban-rural disparity. This Policy Brief provides a summary of the research findings from UNU-WIDER’s projection Inequality and Poverty in China. It also offers policy recommendations for tackling the poverty-growth-for tackling-relationships in the short- and long-run. In particular, it is suggested that the only long-run policy option for the Chinese government is to encourage urbanization.
    UNBIS Thesaurus CHINA
    ECONOMIC GROWTH
    URBANIZATION
    POVERTY
    Copyright Holder United Nations University
    Copyright Year 2008
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 18148026
    ISBN 9789280830538
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