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The Poverty Elasticity of Growth

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  • Heltberg, Rasmus, 2002. "The Poverty Elasticity of Growth," WIDER Working Paper Series 021, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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    1. Zhang, Yin & Wan, Guanghua, 2005. "Why Do Poverty Rates Differ From Region to Region? The Case of Urban China," WIDER Working Paper Series 056, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Vincenzo Lombardo, 2011. "Growth and Inequality Effects on Poverty Reduction in Italy," Rivista italiana degli economisti, Società editrice il Mulino, issue 2, pages 241-280.
    3. Katsushi Imai & Raghav Gaiha & Ganesh Thapa, 2010. "Is the Millennium Development Goal on Poverty Still Achievable? The Role of Institutions, Finance and Openness," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(3), pages 309-337.
    4. Tabuga, Aubrey D. & Reyes, Celia M., 2011. "A Note on Economic Growth, Inequality, and Poverty in the Philippines," Discussion Papers DP 2011-30, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
    5. Jaideep Oberoi & Syed Ahsan, 2003. "Inequality, Well-being and Institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean," CESifo Working Paper Series 846, CESifo Group Munich.
    6. World Bank, 2005. "Thailand : Northeast Economic Development Report," World Bank Other Operational Studies 8808, The World Bank.

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