Sustaining Gains in Poverty Reduction and Human Development in the Middle East and North Africa
AbstractThis book reviews the experience of the Middle East and North Africa region with poverty and human development since the mid-1980s. It finds that poverty rates did not decline by much during this period while health and education indicators improved substantially. The stagnation of poverty rates is ascribed to the stagnation of the region's economies during this period while the improvement in human indicators is likely due to several factors including improvement in the delivery of public health and education services.
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Bibliographic InfoThis book is provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Publications with number 7048 and published in 2006.
Social Protections and Labor - Safety Nets and Transfers Services and Transfers to Poor Health Monitoring and Evaluation Poverty Reduction - Rural Poverty Reduction Poverty Reduction - Achieving Shared Growth Health; Nutrition and Population;
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