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Why Do Poverty Rates Differ From Region to Region? The Case of Urban China

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  • Zhang, Yin
  • Wan, Guanghua

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  • 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).
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    1. Fang, Cheng & Zhang, Xiaobo & Fan, Shenggen, 2002. "Emergence of urban poverty and inequality in China: evidence from household survey," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 13(4), pages 430-443, December.
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    1. Gustafsson, Björn Anders & Quheng, Deng, 2007. "Social Assistance Receipt and its Importance for Combating Poverty in Urban China," IZA Discussion Papers 2758, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    2. Oluwakemi Adeola Obayelu, 2014. "Spatial Decomposition Of Poverty In Rural Nigeria: Shapley Decomposition Approach," Journal of Economic Development, Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics, vol. 39(4), pages 77-97, December.

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    poverty; Shapley decomposition; China;

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