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Sri Lanka : Poverty Assessment

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    Paper provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Other Operational Studies with number 15387.

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    Keywords: Social Protections and Labor - Safety Nets and Transfers Health Monitoring and Evaluation Environmental Economics and Policies Health Economics and Finance Poverty Reduction - Poverty Assessment;

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    Cited by:
    1. Amarasinghe, Upali & Samad, Madar & Anputhas, Markandu, 2005. "Spatial clustering of rural poverty and food insecurity in Sri Lanka," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 30(5-6), pages 493-509.
    2. World Bank, 2007. "Sri Lanka - Poverty Assessment : Engendering Growth with Equity, Opportunities and Challenges," World Bank Other Operational Studies 8050, The World Bank.

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