Macroeconomic Policies and their Impact on Poverty Alleviation in Pakistan

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Rashid Amjad; A.R. Kemal;
  • Journal: The Pakistan Development Review, volume 36, issue 1, pages 39-68

The paper provides a consistent time-series of poverty estimates for the period 1963- 64 to 1992-93 for both the rural as well as the urban areas, examines the influence of macroeconomic policies on the poverty levels, analyses the impact of Structural Adjustment Progra... View more
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