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Asset Poverty in India
Swati Dutta, World Economics, September 2013
In order to formulate policy to target the correctly identified rural poor in India, focus on an income poverty measure alone is insufficient. The pur..
Measuring Global Poverty Right
M. G. Quibria, World Economics, December 2005
The international community is committed to millennium development goals which postulate a vision of global development that makes eliminating poverty..
How to Tackle Poverty
Diane Coyle, World Economics, September 2007
There has been an unprecedented political focus on economic development and poverty reductions since the Gleneagles Summit of 2005, yet it seems econo..
Trade Out of Poverty
Peter Lilley, Clare Short, Sir Menzies Campbell and Michael Hastings, World Economics, June 2011
Integration into the world economy has proven a powerful means for countries to promote economic growth, development, and poverty reduction, and there..
Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries
Michael Chibba, World Economics, March 2008
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, September 2008
François Bourguignon was Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Development Economics, at the World Bank before taking up his current position as ..
The Impact of Globalization on Rural Poverty
Alexander Sarris, World Economics, June 2003
The paper first reviews the meaning and causes of globalization. It indicates that globalization is not a new phenomenon in history, but the current ..
A Global Compact to End Poverty
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, December 2005
Brian Snowdon presents the text of a two-hour interview conducted with Jeffrey D. Sachs of Columbia University—a wide-ranging discussion relating to P..
The Poverty of Statistics: Military Power, Defence Expenditure and Strategic Balance
Jan Ludvík, World Economics, March 2015
Military expenditure and the number of service personnel are the two features most commonly used to compare national military power. The question rema..
Connecting the African Continent
Peter Dearden, Minouche Shafik and Leonard Tedd, World Economics, June 2011
This paper provides an overview of the contribution of economic infrastructure to growth and human development in Africa. Challenges for infrastructur..
Raadhika Vishvesh, World Economics, March 2017
The need to define development has witnessed many attempts to condense a country’s economic deprivation into a single figure. In order to target poor ..
Shalendra D. Sharma on the Sachs–Easterly debate.
World Economics, March 2007
The Enduring Elixir of Economic Growth
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, March 2006
“I think that the most important question that an economist can ask is, What is it that makes a country grow? More than anything else it is economi..
Measuring Multidimensional Vulnerability in India
Swati Dutta and Lakshmi Kumar, World Economics, September 2014
This paper examines the relationship between multidimensional poverty and multidimensional vulnerability. Unlike poverty, which describes the status o..
Measuring the Impact of Agricultural Finance on Rural Inequality: Evidence from Egypt
Heba El-Laithy, Ahmed Rostom and Lamia Donia, World Economics, March 2017
Evidence suggests that financial development and improved access to credit not only accelerates economic growth, but also reduces household poverty an..
Low-Carbon Development for the Least Developed Countries
Alex Bowen and Sam Fankhauser, World Economics, March 2011
The global community has to act collectively to halt climate change. But such collective action must take into account the development needs of the le..
The US “Underclass” in a Booming Economy
Richard B. Freeman, World Economics, June 2000
The main failure in the US economy in the 1980s through the mid 1990s was its inability to distribute the gains of economic growth to the bulk of the ..
The New Transparency in Development Economics
Michael A. Clemens and Gabriel Demombynes, World Economics, December 2013
The Millennium Villages Project is a high profile, multi-country development project that has aimed to serve as a model for ending rural poverty in su..
On Solving the World’s Economic Problems by Doing Something Unfashionable
Graham Bird, World Economics, June 2007
The world currently faces a number of economic problems. These include the large global economic imbalances that may prove to be unsustainable; intern..
Rethinking Development Effectiveness
M. G. Quibria, World Economics, March 2005
This article reviews some recent research on aid effectiveness. An important finding of this research is that foreign aid has been much more effectiv..
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