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Reducing Poverty: What has Worked, and What Should Come Next

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  • John Richards

    (Simon Fraser University)

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    Anti-poverty initiatives over the last decade have lifted many people out of poverty, mainly through improved employment rates. To make further progress in tackling poverty, targeted interventions are in order that draw on past policy successes.

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    Article provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its journal C.D. Howe Institute Commentary.

    Volume (Year): (2007)
    Issue (Month): 255 (October)
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    Handle: RePEc:cdh:commen:255

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    Keywords: welfare reform; poverty reduction;

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    1. Michael Smart, 2007. "Lessons in Harmony: What Experience in the Atlantic Provinces Shows About the Benefits of a Harmonized Sales Tax," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 253, July.
    2. David Johnson, 2007. "School Grades: Identifying Albert's Best Public Schools," C.D. Howe Institute Backgrounder, C.D. Howe Institute, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 104, September.
    3. Mark Jaccard & Nic Rivers, 2007. "Estimating the Effect of the Canadian Government's 2006-2007 Greenhouse Gas Policies," e-briefs, C.D. Howe Institute 46, C.D. Howe Institute.
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    1. William B.P. Robson, 2008. "Safe Harbours: Providing Protection for Canada's Money-Purchase Plan Sponsors," C.D. Howe Institute Backgrounder, C.D. Howe Institute, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 110, January.

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