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Reforms, Remoteness and Risk in Africa: Understanding Inequality and Poverty during the 1990s

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  • Christiaensen, Luc
  • Demery, Lionel
  • Paternostro, Stefano

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper DP2003/70.

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Length: 28 pages
Date of creation: 2003
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:dp2003-70

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Keywords: reforms; remoteness; risk; poverty; Africa;

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Cited by:
  1. Stefan Dercon, 2007. "Rural Poverty: Old Challenges in New Contexts," Economics Series Working Papers GPRG-WPS-072, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  2. Christiaensen, Luc. J. & Subbarao, Kalanidhi, 2004. "Toward an understanding of household vulnerability in rural Kenya," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3326, The World Bank.
  3. Christiaensen, Luc & Demery, Lionel & Kuhl, Jesper, 2006. "The role of agriculture in poverty reduction an empirical perspective," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4013, The World Bank.

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