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Growth, Poverty, and Inequality : Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.

Author: Asad Alam; Mamta Murthi; Ruslan Yemtsov
Publisher: Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2005.
Series: World Bank e-Library.
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"While the countries of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union have made significant progress in reducing poverty during 1998-2003, poverty and vulnerability remain significant problems. More than 60 million are poor and more than 150 million are vulnerable. Most of the poor are the working poor. Many others face deprivations in terms of access and quality of public services. Regional inequalities both between
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Alam, Asad.
Growth, Poverty, and Inequality.
Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2005
(DLC) 2005043452
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Asad Alam; Mamta Murthi; Ruslan Yemtsov
ISBN: 9780821361948 0821361945
OCLC Number: 62120934
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 302 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Overview --
Nature and evolution of poverty, 1998-2003 --
How has poverty responded to growth? --
The role of labor markets and safety nets --
Affordable access to quality services --
Prospects for poverty reduction.
Series Title: World Bank e-Library.

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Analyses the reasons for poverty and regional inequalities in the countries of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia. This book suggests that the public policies need to focus on the three areas common  Read more...

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