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An Analysis of the national Budget : Allocation for the Ultra Poor

  • Fahmida Khatun

    (CPD - Centre for Policy Dialogue)

  • Towfiqul Islam Khan
  • Ashiqun Nabi
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    Till date,conceptualisation of poverty in Bangladesh’s policy making is limited to income/consumption poverty where a rise or fall of income/consumption above or below a pre-defined poverty line determines changes in poverty. To identify the budgetary and fiscal measures which can be redesigned in a way that can significantly reduce poverty and ensure economic and political empowerment of the poor,it is important to assess allocations and measures taken so far in the national budgets for the development of the ultrapoor.

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    Paper provided by East Asian Bureau of Economic Research in its series Development Economics Working Papers with number 23147.

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    Date of creation: Feb 2012
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    Handle: RePEc:eab:develo:23147
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