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Growth and Poverty: Lessons from the East Asian Miracle Revisited

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  • Quibria, M.G.

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This paper provides an extensive review of growth, inequality and poverty reduction in the East Asian miracle economies. This review suggests that the basic impetus for poverty reduction was robust economic growth, which was fostered by a conducive policy and institutional framework. This framework - which helped to create a 'level playing field' - encouraged high investment, production over diversion, and efficient use of investable resources

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 2638.

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Date of creation: Feb 2002
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Publication status: Published in ADB Institute Research Paper 33.Februr(2002): pp. 1-123
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:2638

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Keywords: poverty; growth; east asian miracle;

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  1. M. G. Quibria, 2006. "Does Governance Matter? Yes, No or Maybe Some Evidence from Developing Asia," Development Economics Working Papers 22474, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
  2. Milo, Melanie S., 2007. "Integrated Financial Supervision: an Institutional Perspective for the Philippines," Discussion Papers, Philippine Institute for Development Studies DP 2007-17, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
  3. Haider A. Khan, 2007. "Trade Liberalization and Poverty Reduction in General Equilibrium: The Role of Labor Market Structure," CIRJE F-Series, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo CIRJE-F-462, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
  4. Arbache, Jorge Saba, 2004. "Do Structural Reforms always Succeed? Lessons from Brazil," Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Carson, Matthew, 2010. "Guiding structural change : the role of government in development," ILO Working Papers, International Labour Organization 455097, International Labour Organization.
  6. Melanie S. Milo, 2007. "Integrated Financial Supervision : An Institutional Perspective for the Philippines," Finance Working Papers 22667, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
  7. Balisacan, Arsenio M. & Fuwa, Nobuhiko, 2004. "Going beyond Crosscountry Averages: Growth, Inequality and Poverty Reduction in the Philippines," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 32(11), pages 1891-1907, November.
  8. Cielito F. Habito, 2010. "Patterns of Inclusive Growth in Developing Asia: Insights from an Enhanced Growth-Poverty Elasticity Analysis," Working Papers id:3076, eSocialSciences.
  9. Haider A. Khan, 2007. "Social Accounting Matrices(SAMs) and CGE Modeling:Using Macroeconomic Computable General Equilibrium Models for Assessing Poverty Impact of Structural Adjustment Policies," CIRJE F-Series, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo CIRJE-F-463, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
  10. Daniel Suryadarma & Wenefrida Widyanti & Asep Suryahadi & Sudarno Sumarto, 2006. "From Access to Income : Regional and Ethnic Inequality in Indonesia," Development Economics Working Papers 22547, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
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  12. Layug, Allan S., 2009. "Triangulation Framework for Local Service Delivery," Discussion Papers, Philippine Institute for Development Studies DP 2009-37, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
  13. Nikopour, Hesam & Shah Habibullah, Muzafar, 2010. "Shadow Economy and Poverty," MPRA Paper 23599, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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