publication . Report . 2016

Poverty Reduction and Shared Prosperity in Moldova : Progress and Prospects

World Bank Group;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2016
  • Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Moldova has experienced rapid economic growth in the past decade, which has been accompanied by reductions in poverty and good performance in shared prosperity. Nonetheless, Moldova remains one of the poorest countries in Europe and faces challenges in sustaining the progress. The challenges for progress include spatial and cross-group inequalities, particularly because of unequal access to assets, services and economic opportunities. Moreover, strengthening the persistently weak labor markets to boost employment, especially in the nonfarm sectors, is critical for sustaining progress toward the twin goals of reducing poverty and expanding shared prosperity and f...
Subjects
free text keywords: SANITATION, LIVING STANDARDS, PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION, POVERTY THRESHOLD, POVERTY POVERTY, HOUSEHOLD SIZE, RISKS, POVERTY LINE, IMPACT ON POVERTY, ECONOMIC GROWTH, INCOME, POVERTY ESTIMATES, POVERTY RATES, EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES, EQUITABLE ACCESS, NATIONAL POVERTY LINE, HEALTH INSURANCE, NATIONAL POVERTY, POOR PEOPLE, FARM INCOME, FARM HOUSEHOLDS, SOCIAL PROGRAMS, SOCIAL ASSISTANCE, RURAL POPULATION, RURAL POOR, LABOR MARKET POLICIES, MEASURES, POVERTY MEASURES, SMALL FARMS, POVERTY REDUCTION, RURAL PEOPLE, NONFARM INCOME, RURAL POPULATIONS, SAVINGS, RURAL HOUSEHOLD, RURAL HOUSEHOLDS, HOUSEHOLD HEAD, FOOD POVERTY LINE, POOR HOUSEHOLD, POVERTY GAP, INCOME GROWTH, INCOME INEQUALITY, RURAL PHENOMENON, POVERTY INCIDENCE, UPWARD ECONOMIC MOBILITY, MIGRATION, POVERTY PERSISTENCE, TRANSFERS, AGRICULTURAL WAGES, HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION, SMALLHOLDER AGRICULTURE, HOUSEHOLD INCOME, POOR HEALTH, POVERTY STATUS, LAND OWNERSHIP, WELFARE INDICATORS, FARMERS, COMMERCIAL FARMS, FARM SECTOR, SMALLHOLDER FARMS, HOUSEHOLD HEADS, FARM OUTPUT, AGRICULTURAL POLICY, PROGRESS, UNEMPLOYMENT, CHILD ALLOWANCES, POVERTY LINES, AGRICULTURAL SHOCKS, HUMAN CAPITAL, FARMLAND, FOOD SECURITY, POVERTY INDEX, DROUGHT, FOOD POVERTY, POVERTY MEASUREMENT, FARM PRODUCTION, PENSIONS, CHRONICALLY POOR, RURAL GROWTH, COPING BEHAVIORS, RURAL MEN, AGRICULTURAL EMPLOYMENT, EMPLOYMENT SOURCE, RURAL POVERTY, URBAN AREAS, ABSOLUTE POVERTY, AGRICULTURAL SECTOR, EMPLOYMENT STATUS, RURAL, RURAL WORKERS, NUTRITION, HOUSEHOLD BUDGET, ACCESS TO MARKETS, PRIVATE TRANSFERS, SOCIAL POLICIES, EMPLOYMENT IN AGRICULTURE, INSURANCE, TARGETING, POVERTY INDICATORS, RURAL RESIDENTS, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS, AGRICULTURAL WORKERS, ACCESS TO SERVICES, SMALLHOLDER FARMING, RURAL AREAS, POVERTY, AGRICULTURAL INCOMES, FOOD BUNDLE, INCIDENCE OF POVERTY, HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION, POPULATION, POOR LIVING, HOUSEHOLD WELFARE, POOR, POVERTY ASSESSMENT, LACK OF INFORMATION, FOOD PRICES, REMITTANCES, LABOR MARKETS, ECONOMIC SHOCKS, REMOTE AREAS, RURAL WELFARE, NEGATIVE EXTERNALITIES, INEQUALITY, POOR HOUSEHOLDS
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