The Poverty Elasticity of Growth

Heltberg, Rasmus (2002). The Poverty Elasticity of Growth. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Discussion paper
    Author Heltberg, Rasmus
    Title The Poverty Elasticity of Growth
    Volume/Issue No. 2002/21
    Publication Date 2002
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 17
    Language eng
    Abstract

    How much does economic growth contribute to poverty reduction? I discuss analytical and empirical approaches to assess the poverty elasticity of growth, and emphasize that the relationship between growth and poverty change is non-constant. For a given pov

    UNU Topics of Focus Economic development
    Poverty
    Keyword Economic development
    Equality and inequality
    Poverty
    Copyright Holder author(s)
    Copyright Year 2002
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 16095774
    ISBN 9789291901616
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