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Poverty and Economic Growth with Application to Cote d'Ivoire

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  • Kakwani, Nanak

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This paper explores the relation between economic growth and poverty, and develops the methodology to measure separately the impact of changes in average income and income inequality on poverty. The paper also provides a link between the growth rates in various sectors of the economy and the total poverty. The methodology proposed is applied to the data taken from the Cote d'Ivoire Living Standards Survey conducted in 1985. Copyright 1993 by The International Association for Research in Income and Wealth.

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  • Kakwani, Nanak, 1993. "Poverty and Economic Growth with Application to Cote d'Ivoire," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 39(2), pages 121-139, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:revinw:v:39:y:1993:i:2:p:121-39
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