AbstractThe paper reviews poverty trends and measurements, poverty reduction in historical perspective, the poverty-inequality-growth debate, national poverty reduction strategies, criticisms of the agenda and the need for redistribution, international policies for poverty reduction, and ultimately understanding poverty at a global scale. It belongs to a series of backgrounders developed at Joseph Stiglitz's Initiative for Policy Dialogue.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 31961.
Date of creation: 2007
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