Poverty and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Literature Survey and Empirical Assessment

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Delfin Go; Denis Nikitin; Xiongjian Wang; Heng-fu Zou;
  • Journal: Annals of Economics and Finance,volume 8,issue 2 Nov,pages251-304
  • Subject: Poverty, Inequality, African Economy
    • jel: jel:D41
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This paper surveys the literature and assesses the magnitude, persistence, and depth of poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa using empirical analysis. Our analysis explores linkages between three key facts about development in Sub-Saharan Africa: poor economic g... View more
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