The poverty elasticity of growth

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Heltberg, Rasmus;
  • Publisher: Helsinki: The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
  • Subject: I31 | O40 | Armut | Wirtschaftswachstum | Theorie
    • ddc: ddc:330

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