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Confronting poverty in developing countries

Paul Glewwe

Confronting poverty in developing countries

definitions, information, and policies

by Paul Glewwe

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.,
  • Côte d"Ivoire.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- Developing countries.,
    • Poor -- Côte d"Ivoire.,
    • Household surveys -- Developing countries.,
    • Household surveys -- Côte d"Ivoire.,
    • Transfer payments -- Developing countries.,
    • Transfer payments -- Côte d"Ivoire.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 45-48.

      StatementPaul Glewwe, Jacques van der Gaag.
      SeriesLSMS working paper,, no. 48
      ContributionsGaag, J. van der.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC59.72.P6 G57 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2040603M
      ISBN 100821310836
      LC Control Number88017197

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        Confronting AIDS: Public Priorities in a Global Epidemic by World Bank as indexed by the degree of poverty, and the vulnerability of a country or community to HIV/AIDS and its consequences. presents research findings based on a series of commodity studies of significant economic importance to developing countries. First, the book Author: World Bank Publications. Since the s, Mexico has alternately served as a model of structural economic reform and as a cautionary example of the limitations associated with market-led development. Because of the importance of the Mexican experience in continuing debates about options available to developing countries, the twenty-three contributors to this book provide a comprehensive, interdisciplinary assessment.

      In Ghana, as in many other African countries, poverty remains the fundamental problem confronting policy makers in the new millennium as highlighted in the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy. Yet, between and , the headcount index of poverty fell by percentage points with the proportion of the population living below the national. Regardless of how poverty is measured, the United States is at the high end when it comes to poverty and inequality. Whether we look at children’s rates of poverty, poverty among working age adults, or poverty among single parent families, the story is the same. The U.S. has far and away the highest rates of poverty in the developed world.


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