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UNU-WIDER The Poverty Elasticity of Growth

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A teenager wears torn rubber boots in a muddy local market in Bac Ha, Viet Nam. As of 2005 figures, half the world population—more than 3 billion people–is estimated to live on less than USD 2.50 a day. Bac Ha, Viet Nam. UN Photo/Kibae Park.

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The Poverty Elasticity of Growth

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Discussion Paper
Volume:
2002/21
Title:
The Poverty Elasticity of Growth
Authors:
Rasmus Heltberg
Publication date:
2002
ISBN Printed:
9291901601
ISBN Web:
929190161X
ISBN 13 Print:
9789291901609
ISBN 13 Web:
9789291901616
Copyright holder:
© author(s)
Copyright year:
2002
Keywords:
Poverty, Poverty reduction, Economic growth, Inequality
JEL:
I31, O40
Project:
Growth and Poverty Conference
Format:
online and printed copies

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