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Reducing poverty

an institutional perspective

by Lawrence F. Salmen

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Economic assistance -- Developing countries.,
    • Non-governmental organizations -- Developing countries.,
    • Poor -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 24-26).

      StatementLawrence F. Salmen.
      SeriesPoverty and social policy series,, paper no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC60 .S153 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 26 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1714139M
      ISBN 100821321293
      LC Control Number92016370

      in reducing poverty, about regional or gender differences, and about the best conceptual framework for understanding poverty. Hence, the organization of this chapter and the concepts we use were determined by what emerged from our analysis of definitions of poverty. There are five main findings. First, many factors converge to make poverty a. The World Bank data is for a $2 per day (Purchasing Power Parity dollars) poverty line, whereas Venezuela's poverty line is about 50 percent higher than this. The income elasticity of poverty reduction is much less elastic—that is, there is much less poverty reduction for a given amount of growth—for higher poverty lines.


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