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

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

Contents
List of Figuresvii
List of Tablesix
List of Acronyms and Abbreviationsxi
List of Contributorsxiii
Acknowledgementsxvi
Introduction 1

Anthony Shorrocks and Rolph van der Hoeven

1 Economic Policy, Distribution, and Poverty: The Nature of Disagreements 13

Ravi Kanbur

2 Growth is Good for the Poor 29

David Dollar and Aart Kraay

3 Growth, Inequality, and Poverty: Looking Beyond Averages 62

Martin Ravallion

4 The Growth Elasticity of Poverty 81

Rasmus Heltberg

5 Education is Good for the Poor: A Note on Dollar and Kraay 92

Erich Gundlach, José Navarro de Pablo, and Natascha Weisert

6 Growth, Distribution, and Poverty Reduction: LDCs are Falling Further Behind 107

Felix Naschold

7 Redistribution does Matter: Growth and Redistribution for Poverty Reduction 125

Hűlya DaǦdeviren, Rolph van der Hoeven, and John Weeks

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • 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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