Shared prosperity and the mitigation of poverty : in practice and in precept
AbstractThe World Bank Group recently adopted two overarching goals -- the end of extreme, chronic poverty in the world by 2030 and the promotion of shared prosperity in every society. The paper examines the normative properties of these goals, their strengths and weaknesses, and their implications for actual policymaking, especially in the presence of globalization. This is closely related to the age-old debate on growth versus direct welfare interventions as instruments for countering poverty. The paper analyzes past trends on poverty and tries to shed new light on this old debate.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The World Bank in its series Policy Research Working Paper Series with number 6700.
Date of creation: 01 Nov 2013
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Rural Poverty Reduction; Achieving Shared Growth; Services&Transfers to Poor; Economic Theory&Research; Inequality;
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