Growth, Inequality, and Poverty: Prospects for Pro-Poor Economic Development

By Anthony Shorrocks; Rolph Van Der Hoeven | Go to book overview

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2.1 Sources for income distribution data 35
2.2 Adjustments to Gini coefficients and income shares 37
2.3 Basic specification 42
2.4 Variants on the basic specification 44
2.5 Growth determinants and incomes of the poor 47
2.6 Growth and distribution effects 49
2.7 Openness and incomes of the poor 54
2.8 Other determinants of incomes of the poor 55
2A.1 Variable definitions and data sources 57
3.1 Diverse impacts on poverty coexist with aggregate distribution neutrality 69
4.1 Summary statistics for income data 84
4.2 Actual and required growth rates 87
5.1 OLS estimates 99
5.2 IV estimates 101
5A.1 Country characteristics 102
6.1 Data set used 111
6.2 Poverty regressions: Results by income group 112
6.3 Analytic consumption and Gini poverty elasticities 113
6.4 Comparison of consumption poverty elasticities 114
6.5 Incidence of poverty in 2015 as a percentage of incidence of poverty in 1990 116
6.6 Number of poor 117
6.7 Decomposing annual changes in poverty headcount and the poverty bias of growth 119
6.8 Growth rates required to halve poverty by 2015 121
7.1 Poverty levels by Gini coefficient and poverty line, estimated (in bold) and from functional form, fifty countries 134
7.2 Distribution and poverty statistics for fifty countries, 1980s and 1990s 135
7.3 Impact of two growth patterns on poverty, fifty countries 137
7.4 Impact of income redistribution on poverty by country 139
7.5 Growth equivalents of 1 per cent redistribution from highest to lowest quintile 142
7.6 Summary of feasibility of redistribution instruments by category of country 147
7A.1 Country-wise tabulation of percentage of Gini coefficients 149
8.1 Stratum-level poverty rates in Ecuador (headcount) 161
8.2 Stratum-level poverty rates in Madagascar (headcount) 162
8.3 Stratum-level poverty rates in South Africa (headcount) 163
9.1 Interstate relative (per capita) income dynamics, 1965-97, first order transition matrix, time stationary 181

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  • Unu World Institute for Development Economics Research (Unu/Wider) ii
  • Growth, Inequality, and Poverty iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Figures vii
  • List of Tables ix
  • List of Acronyms and Abbreviations xi
  • List of Contributors xiii
  • Acknowledgements xvi
  • Introduction 1
  • References 12
  • 1: Economic Policy, Distribution, and Poverty 13
  • References 28
  • Appendix 57
  • References 59
  • 3: Growth, Inequality, and Poverty 62
  • 4: The Growth Elasticity of Poverty 81
  • Appendix 102
  • References 105
  • 6: Growth, Distribution, and Poverty Reduction 107
  • References 123
  • Appendix: Method and Sources 149
  • References 151
  • References 175
  • 9: Twin Peaks 176
  • 9.6 Conclusion 194
  • 10: A Decomposition of Inequality and Poverty Changes in the Context of Macroeconomic Adjustment 197
  • References 220
  • References 249
  • References 271
  • Index 277
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