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The Macroeconomics of Development And Poverty Reduction

Strategies Beyond the Washington Consensus

by Hansjorg Herr

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics - Macroeconomics,
  • Poverty,
  • Social Science,
  • Developing countries,
  • Economic development,
  • Economic policy,
  • Government policy,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12979756M
    ISBN 103832912789
    ISBN 109783832912789

    For example, those calculations show a reduction of two percentage points in the poverty rate, from 18% to 16%, when the earned income tax credit is included, ceteris paribus. Inclusion of the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program reduced the poverty rate by %, and housing subsidies reduced it by %. This essay explores the issue of globalization, focusing on damage caused to jobs, wages, and incomes of poor people by the dislocations and competition of international trade and foreign investment, and the weakening of the ability of the state to compensate for this damage and alleviate poverty. It discusses the poor as self-employed workers, as wage workers, and as users of public services.

    The Economics of Agricultural Development, the predecessor to this book, was published 50 years ago. Ten years after publication it won the American Agri-culturalEconomics Association award for research of lasting value. It is of course dated. It refers to Japan as a developing country and it was before the birth control Size: 2MB.   Published on May 5, This development economics revision video covers some of the main causes of continued high levels of extreme poverty in .

    Their results imply that an increase in the unemployment rate of 1 percentage point increases the poverty rate by between and percentage points, while a 1 percent increase in median wages is associated with about a percentage point decrease in the poverty rate. The distinguished economic historian Max Hartwell wrote in that “Economics is, in essence, the study of poverty.” Alas that is not how most people see economics today. Nor do most students of economics learn much about poverty. This website tries to help make poverty a central theme of economics. While economics is not sufficient for understanding.


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The Macroeconomics of Development And Poverty Reduction by Hansjorg Herr Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book examines the role of agriculture in the economic transformation of developing low- and middle-income countries and explores means for accelerating agricultural growth and poverty reduction. In this volume, Mellor measures by household class the employment impact of alternative agricultural growth rates and land tenure systems, and impact on cereal consumption and food by: 4.

nomics of poverty reduction. It begins by arguing that research on poverty was, and continues to be, distorted by an excessive focus on micro and measurement issues.

The debate on “pro-poor growth” is used to illustrate the extent of this bias. Next, it provides a review of the transmission channels of macroeconomic policies to the poor. Downloadable. This paper puts in perspective the recent research on the macroeconomics of poverty reduction.

It begins by arguing that research on poverty was, and continues to be, distorted by an excessive focus on micro and measurement issues. The debate on "pro-poor growth" is used to illustrate the extent of this bias.

Next, it provides a review of the transmission channels of. This paper puts in perspective recent research on the macroeconomics of poverty reduction. It begins by arguing that research on poverty was, and continues to be, distorted by an excessive focus on Author: Pierre-Richard Agénor.

Skilfully exposing the gap that exists between the rhetoric of poverty reduction strategies in capital cities and the practice of public sector delivery in rural areas, this key text will be essential reading for advanced students and researchers in the fields of rural development, rural livelihoods, poverty reduction strategies and Sub-Saharan Africa development as well as advisors and practitioners in Format: Hardcover.

Inequalities in access to key resources threaten to stall growth and poverty reduction in many places. The world's poorest have made only a small absolute gain over those 30 years. The Economics of Poverty - Paperback - Martin Ravallion - Oxford University Press.

This book examines poverty and related issues and aims to advance the development of new tools and measurement of multidimensional poverty and poverty reduction policy analysis. The book covers a wide range of issues, including determinants and causes of poverty and its changes; consequences and impacts of poverty on human capital formation.

formulation of medium- and long-term poverty reduction strategies. The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of some of the recent research on the macroeconomics of poverty reduction, as well as my own per-spective on what may constitute fruitful research directions.

In doing this, I will focus on income Size: KB. Poverty is a multidimensional problem that goes beyond economics to include, among other things, social, political, and cultural issues.

Therefore, solutions to poverty cannot be based exclusively on economic policies, but require a comprehensive set of well-coordinated measures. The stated aim of much development assistance is the reduction of poverty.

This book examines how development interventions might be more effectively targeted to achieve this aim. Part One provides an overview of planning for poverty reduction, and evidence on the extent and causes of poverty. The book differs from the bulk of current conventional wisdom in its placement of the non-poor small commercial farmer at the center of growth, and explains how growth translates into poverty reduction.

This new book is a follow up to Mellor’s classic, prize-winning text, The Economics of Agricultural Development. for Asia on the macroeconomics of poverty reduction. The programme is on-going, and at the time this report was published on the UNDP website seven case studies had been completed (Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal and Viet Nam), all under the supervision of Dr.

Terry McKinley of the Bureau for Development Policy of the UNDP. Macroeconomics of Poverty Reduction: India Case Study Coordinators: R. Radhakrishna and Manoj Panda A Study carried out for the Asia-Pacific Regional Programme on the Macroeconomics of Poverty Reduction, United Nations Development Programme Indira Gandhi Institute of Development.

Carter M.R., Michuda A. () The Distribution of Productive Assets and the Economics of Rural Development and Poverty Reduction. In: Nissanke M., Ocampo J. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Development : Michael R.

Carter, Aleksandr Michuda. development economics, is still far that the human rights and development agendas really can be mutually reinforcing are explained in the first part of the book.

data on poverty reduction Author: Michael Chibba. What the World Bank means by poverty reduction, and why it matters World Bank, Poverty Reduction Strategy Sourcebook, ch.

19, Gerald Meier & Joseph Stiglitz (eds), Frontiers of Development Economics: The Future in Perspective (OUP/World Bank, ), pp. –Cited by: There are fewer people living in extreme poverty in the world today than 30 years ago. While that is an achievement, continuing progress for poor people is far from assured.

Inequalities in access to key resources threaten to stall growth and poverty reduction in many places. The world's poorest have made only a small absolute gain over those 30 years. The macroeconomics of development and poverty reduction: strategies beyond the Washington consensus. Macroeconomics is the system that connects the countless policies, resources, and technologies that make economic development happen.

Without proper macro management, poverty reduction and social equity are not possible. The Poverty of "Development Economics" is a book by Deepak Lal. Adam Szirmai notes that this book "summarised and popularised much of the earlier criticisms on the dominant paradigm" in development economics and that it "was an influential publication which contributed to the enormous shift in thinking about development." The dominant paradigm that he was criticising is described by Lal as the "dirigiste dogma.

The Economics of Poverty (EOP) reviews past and present debates on poverty, in rich and poor countries. It provides an accessible synthesis of economic thinking on key questions: How is poverty measured? How much poverty is there? Why does poverty exist?

Poor Economics A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty () by Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo Using the framework of randomized control trials, which allow for large-scale data collection to evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention, these two development economists assess the impact of a wide range of development programs in alleviating poverty.reduction in poverty.

T herefore, the growth-induced benefits from poverty reduction are larger for the ultra poor than for the poor, suggesting that if growth is good for the poor, it is even better for the ultra -poor. Proposition 1 highlighted the fact that economic growth is a n important determinant of poverty Size: KB.