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Reducing poverty in Asia : emerging issues in growth, targeting, and measurement

Author: Christopher M Edmonds; Asian Development Bank.
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, a group of distinguished authors addresses three broad questions: what broad strategies and macroeconomic policies best support poverty reduction efforts in Asia; and how is poverty  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Asia and Pacific Forum on Poverty (1st : 2001 : Manila, Philippines).
Reducing poverty in Asia.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., 2003
(OCoLC)647570841
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher M Edmonds; Asian Development Bank.
ISBN: 1843762641 9781843762645 1845421507 9781845421502
OCLC Number: 51818637
Notes: "A joint publication of the Asian Development Bank and Edward Elgar Publishing."
Revised papers presented at the First Asia and Pacific Forum on Poverty held at the Headquarters of the Asian Development Bank in Manila in February 2001.
Description: xxv, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Christopher M. Edmonds. --
Marginalization in a globalizing world: some plausible scenarios and suggestions for measurement / Kaushik Basu. --
Balanced development: an approach to development policy and priorities / Graham Pyatt. --
Poverty analysis and measurement within a general equilibrium framework / Erik Thorbecke. --
Macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction: stylized facts and an overview of research / Ratna Sahay [and others]. --
New technologies, competitiveness, and poverty reduction: a case study of efforts in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh / Randeep Sudan. --
Small and medium enterprise development in equitable growth and poverty alleviation / Dipak Mazumdar. --
Poverty lines: eight countries' experiences and the issue of specificity and consistency / Abuzar Asra and Vivian Santos-Francisco. --
Poverty comparison in the Philippines: is what we know about the poor robust? / Arsenio M. Balisacan. --
Assessing the poverty impact of policy-and sector-based lending / John Weiss. --
Pathways of poverty reduction: rural development and transmission mechanisms in the Philippines / Arsenio M. Balisacan. --
Structural adjustment, macroeconomic policies, and poverty trends in Pakistan / Abdul Razzaq Kemal. --
The poverty situation and policy in Sri Lanka / Saman Kelegama. --
Pacific Islands: is poverty and issue? / Christopher Lightfoot and Anthony Joseph Ryan. --
Opening doors to more inclusive societies: the case of the Pacific Island countries / Vijay Naidu.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher M. Edmonds.

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`The edited collection presents thoughtful and up-to-date analyses that significantly improve our understanding of poverty in Asia, both from a theoretical and empirical standpoint.' -- Ugo Pica Read more...

 
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