Reducing Poverty in Asia

Emerging Issues in Growth, Targeting and Measurement (In Association With the Asian Development Bank) by Christopher M. Edmonds

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This paper—a product of the Poverty Team, Development Research Group—is part of a larger effort in the group to contribute to knowledge about the link between economic growth and poverty reduction. Related Regions: South Asia, East Asia and Pacific. Related Countries POVERTY LINES, POVERTY MEASURES, POVERTY REDUCING, POVERTY REDUCTION. The definition of poverty, which is conventionally measured by income, is associated with Charles Booth, who came up with the concept of the poverty line in his important survey The Life and Labor of the People in London, which was carried out between and The poverty line reflects any calculations about the money required for subsistence living, including housing, . This chapter empirically examines the impact of remittances on poverty reduction in Asia. Using unbalanced panel data for 18 Asian countries from to . Get this from a library! Reducing poverty and promoting social protection. [United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.].

  Furthermore, the lower the literacy rates, the stronger the progressivity in the poverty-reducing effect of agricultural over nonagricultural growth. This supports the current policy attention to agriculture in Africa and South Asia, which together house more than 80 percent of the world’s extreme poor today. Disturbing. This book clearly links persistent poverty among blacks in the United States to the unparalleled degree of deliberate segregation they experience in American cities. American Apartheid shows how the black ghetto was created by whites during the first half of the twentieth century in order to isolate growing urban black populations. As an institution whose purpose is the economic development of the region, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has always been concerned with poverty reduction. Beginning with a focus on economic growth, ADB has progressively expanded its approach to encompass a wide range of social and environmental concerns.1 The experience gained in this process by ADB . Downloadable! This study provides a critical review of the role of remittances and migration in promoting growth and reducing and poverty and inequality in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also uses the cross-country panel data and examines the effect of remittances on economic growth, poverty and inequality after taking into account the endogeneity of by: 1.

Reducing poverty and hunger in Asia: Investment Priorities for Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Asia Shenggen Fan, Joanna Brzeska, and Ghada Shields Book. The book examines India?s experience with poverty reduction in a period of rapid economic growth. Marshalling evidence from multiple sources of survey data and drawing on new methods, the book asks how India?s structural transformation - from rural to urban, and from agriculture to nonfarm sectors - is impacting analysis suggests that since the early s, urban .   Reducing global poverty has become a top priority for world leaders in recent years, and a plethora of international agencies aim to help the poor: civil society organizations or NGOs, the United Nations and its specialized agencies, the World Bank and others. Reducing Poverty and Inequality in India Has Liberalization Helped? Part of Book. Inequality, Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization. Details. , / Country. India. Region. South Asia. Context. Corresponding publications. Working Paper | Reducing Poverty and Inequality in.

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In this book, a group of distinguished authors addresses three broad questions: what broad strategies and macroeconomic policies best support poverty reduction efforts in Asia; what role should targeted antipoverty interventions play, and how should such interventions be designed; and how is poverty measured, what new approaches are needed, and how does measurement.

In this important book, a group of Reducing Poverty in Asia book authors addresses three broad themes: macroeconomic questions relating to poverty reduction efforts in Asia; the importance of anti-poverty interventions targeted to particular sectors or demographic groups; and issues of poverty measurement as applied to selected Asian by: 5.

The book’s opening chapter considers the private sector’s role in poverty reduction in Asia and following chapters discuss the variable nature of development, developing economy environments in Asia and business practices and strategies in these economies.

Poverty Alleviation. Poverty reduction is one of the world's most important challenges, and it is proposed the private sector has an important role to play in creating the economic growth, employment and purchasing options needed for significant poverty reduction.

From: The Private Sector's Role in Poverty Reduction in Asia, Related terms. From a global perspective, the biggest concentration of poverty has shifted from South Asia to Africa.

Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa explores critical policy entry points to address the demographic, societal, and political drivers of poverty; improve income-earning opportunities both on and off the farm; and better mobilize resources Cited by: 1.

The Southeast and East Asia regions have made major progress in reducing income poverty by bringing down the level of poverty incidence from 57% in to 16% in for the US$ international poverty line and from 81% to 28% for the US$2 international poverty line.

Reducing rural poverty in Asia provides evidence-based guidelines for policymakers in developing countries, fore researchers focusing on development problems, and for the international development assistance community in the continuing search for ways to effectively reduce poverty in the developing : Nurul Islam.

The book covers a wide range of issues, including determinants and causes of poverty and its changes; consequences and impacts of poverty on human capital formation, growth and consumption; assessment of poverty strategies and policies; the role of government, NGOs and other institutions in poverty reduction; rural-urban migration and poverty.

Reducing Rural Poverty in Asia is indeed a resourceful book for researchers, educators, students, policy makers and development experts interested in the goal of poverty reduction. Drawing upon his rich experience as an economist and development planning consultant with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, the author, Dr Nurul Islam, provides a comprehensive and.

Reducing Poverty, Building Peace looks at poverty from both sides of the spectrum: domestic and global, rich and poor countries. The second half of the book focuses on what has been learned about effectiveness, especially through participatory development, and more commitment to implementation in order to gain results.

Reducing Poverty in Asia by Christopher M. Edmonds,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The reader of this book will find it concise, with a clearly defined research methodology and findings, and easy to understand. Benefiting of recent statistical data and practical experience from various countries around the world, the findings and conclusions might be helpful to academia and policy makers to find better answers to poverty and Author: Gabriel Ilie Staicu.

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For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract. Get this from a library. Reducing poverty in Asia: emerging issues in growth, targeting, and measurement. [Christopher M Edmonds; Asian Development Bank.;] -- "In this book, a group of distinguished authors addresses three broad questions: what broad strategies and macroeconomic policies best support poverty reduction effects in Asia; what role should.

There has been marked progress in reducing poverty over the past decades. According to the most recent estimates, in10 per cent of the world’s population lived at or below $ a.

South Asia has made remarkable progress in reducing extreme poverty as compared to the rest of the world, but a lot of work has to be done to improve the well-being of the relatively poor in the region, including in India, a top World Bank official said Wednesday.

Between andthe world experienced a percentage point drop in extreme. The Environments of the Poor in South Asia Simultaneously Reducing Poverty, Protecting the Environment, and Adapting to Climate Change Edited by Anushree Sinha, Armin Bauer, and Paul Bullen.

The articles are from regions about which there is limited information available. Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty.

Measures, like those promoted by Henry George in his economics classic Progress and Poverty, are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of.

It concludes that poverty reduction in Africa may be slightly greater than traditional estimates suggest, although even the most optimistic estimates of poverty reduction imply that more people lived in poverty in than in A broad-stroke profile of poverty and trends in poverty in the region is presented.

defined poverty in monetary terms, using levels of income or consumption to measure poverty (Grusky and Kanbur, 11) and defining the poor by a headcount of those who fall below a given income/consumption level or ‘poverty line’ (Lipton and Ravallion, 1).

under the poverty line of any region, coupled with some of the fastest demographic growth rates of any n. andthe number of people living on less than US$ a day in South Asia decreased by only 18 percent, while the population grew by 42 percent. If South Asia hopes to meet its development goals and notFile Size: 1MB.

Despite South Asia’s share of global poor having increased, the number of poor people living in South Asia actually fell by million during The figure 01 illustrates region-wise poverty reduction along with world’s average poverty headcount index during the period of   Over the past 20 years or so, India, China, and the rest of East Asia experienced fast economic growth and falls in the poverty rate, Latin America stagnated, and the former Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe, and sub-Saharan Africa by: Pledge to end poverty.

Members of indigenous people’s groups in Isabela City in Basilan pledge to contribute to poverty eradication during the Global Stand Up campaign, which earned for the Philippines a place in the Guinness Book of World Records and a.

Contents: Agricultural and Rural Development for Reducing Poverty and Hunger in Asia: Past Performance and Priorities for the Future Nurul Islam and Joachim von Braun; Poverty in Asia and the Transition to High-Priced Food Staples C.

Peter Timmer; Asia's Poorest and Hungry: Trends and Characteristics Akhter U Ahmed, Ruth V. Hill, Doris M. Wiesmann, and Lisa C. Smith. A sustained rapid economic growth to reduce multidimensional poverty is a policy challenge facing developing Asia and the globe. This book is a joint effort to analyze poverty reduction in Asia.

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India also made significant progress in reducing poverty between andbut at a rate that was less than one-third of the speed of. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Reducing Poverty and Sustaining the Environment: The Politics of Local Engagement by David Satterthwaite at Barnes & Noble.

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The technological improvements that have cheered Duflo and Mosenkis do help, but they are a small part of what has reduced poverty in East Asia, Author: Indermit Gill.

Sincethe country has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty. The head count ratio of poverty by the official poverty line, which is about 21% higher than the line that is set at USD per day ( PPP), has been reduced by .the rural poverty-stricken population was reduced to million by the end ofwith the poverty incidence dropping to %.

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