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

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

might also lead to a sharpening of the issues and the various policy options without reaching consensus. In both cases, issues of poverty and inequality will have been put at the centre of public concern.

It is the task of UNU/WIDER and other UN research institutes to assist in such a debate and this is what we have attempted to do with this book.


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Kanbur, R. (1998). 'Income Distribution and Growth'. World Bank Working Papers 98-13, World Bank, Washington.

Kuznets, S. (1955). 'Economic Growth and Income Inequality'. American Economic Review, 45, 1-28.

Lewis, W. A. (1954). 'Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labour'. Manchester School of Economics and Social Studies, 22, 139-81.

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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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