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The World Bank economic review 5(2), Volume 1
Author:Squire, Lyn; Milanovic, Branko; Pissarides, Christopher A.; Ahmad, Ehtisham; Yan Wang; Sahn, David E.; Sarris, Alexander; Behrman, Jere R.; Deolalikar, Anil B.; Bourguignon, Francois; Melo, Jaime de; Suwa, Akiko; Newman, John; Jorgensen, Steen; Pradhan, Menno; Country:World;
Date Stored:2003/03/01Document Date:1991/05/31
Document Type:PublicationSubTopics:Poverty Assessment; Economic Theory & Research; Health Economics & Finance; Services & Transfers to Poor; Environmental Economics & Policies
ISBN:ISBN 0-8213-1684-2Language:English
Major Sector:(Historic)MultisectorRegion:Latin America & Caribbean; Africa; East Asia and Pacific; Europe and Central Asia; The World Region
Report Number:17597Sub Sectors:(Historic)Non-sector specific
Source Citation:The World Bank economic review. -- Vol. 5,no. 2 (May 1991)Volume No:1

Summary: Introduction: poverty and adjustment in the 1980s. Poverty in Eastern Europe in the years of crisis, 1978 to 1987: Poland, Hungary, and Yugoslavia. Macroeconomic adjustment and poverty in selected industrial countries. Inequality and poverty in China: institutional change and public policy, 1978 to 1988. Structural adjustment and the welfare of rural smallholders: a comparative analysis from Sub-Saharan Africa. The poor and the social sectors during a period of macroeconomic adjustment: empirical evidence for Jamaica. Optimal poverty reduction, adjustment, and growth. Distributional effects of adjustment policies: simulations for archetype economies in Africa and Latin America. How did workers benefit from Bolivia's emergency social fund?

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