Income Distribution and Growth's Ability to Reduce Poverty : Evidence from Rural and Urban African Economies

Fosu, Augustin Kwasi (2010). Income Distribution and Growth's Ability to Reduce Poverty : Evidence from Rural and Urban African Economies. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Fosu, Augustin Kwasi
    Title Income Distribution and Growth's Ability to Reduce Poverty : Evidence from Rural and Urban African Economies
    Volume/Issue No. 2010/92
    Publication Date 2010
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 16
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The present study examines the degree to which income distribution affects the ability of economic growth to reduce poverty, based on 1990s data for a sample of rural and urban sectors of African economies. Using the basic needs approach, an analysis-of-c

    UNU Topics of Focus Economic development
    Keyword Econometric models
    Economic development
    Income distribution
    Measurement (poverty)
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2010
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292303303
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