Poverty, Income Distribution and Labour Markets in Ethiopia


Ethiopia is one of the poorest countries in the world with a per capita income of just above US$100. With such a low average income, poverty is of course widespread, so understanding the causes of poverty is of utmost importance, but until recently very little household-data has been available. This study deals with many aspects of poverty and income-distribution in Ethiopia, providing a wealth of information on household-income and its determinants. The book is of interest both to academics working on poverty analysis and to policy makers and donors collaborating with Ethiopia.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Arne Bigsten
  • Bereket Kebede
  • Abebe Shimeles
  • Mekonnen Taddesse
  • Karin Kronlid
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Uppsala
Publication year:
  • 2004


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