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Assessment of Poverty in Jordan, 1990-2005


  • Louzi, B.M.



Jordan is small country with limited resources , the economy of Jordan is characterized by a high rate of population growth , low participation rates in employment a limited size of domestic market , and a high dependency on external sources . The purpose of this paper is to draw lessons for improving the policy design of poverty alleviation schemes in Jordan . The conclusion herein are based on analysis poverty in Jordan and assessment of the impact of institutions and organizations programs on poverty alleviation in Jordan.

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  • Louzi, B.M., 2007. "Assessment of Poverty in Jordan, 1990-2005," International Journal of Applied Econometrics and Quantitative Studies, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 4(2), pages 25-44.
  • Handle: RePEc:eaa:ijaeqs:v:4:y2007:i:2_2

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