Macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction /

In this volume, world-renowned contributors, including Martin Ravallion, Michael Kremer and Robert Townsend, deal with the institutional characteristics of poverty resulting from the time pattern of aid, the nature of financial systems and the political economy of budgetary decisions. Going beyond t...

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Other Authors: Mody, Ashoka., Pattillo, Catherine A.
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series:Routledge studies in the modern world economy ; 53.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of boxes; List of tables; List of contributors; PART I Issues in macroeconomics and poverty; Can public policies lower poverty? An overview; 1 Macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction: stylized facts and an overview of research; 2 Evaluating the poverty impact of economic policies: some analytical challenges; 3 Trade, growth, and poverty: a selective survey; PART II Public finances; 4 Odious debt; 5 Aid and fiscal management
  • 6 Who is protected? On the incidence of fiscal adjustment7 Understanding the evolution of inequality during transition: the optimal income taxation framework; PART III Finance and trade; 8 Evaluation of financial liberalization: a general equilibrium model with constrained occupation choice; 9 Trade reforms and wage inequality in Colombia; PART IV Crises and shocks; 10 Financial crises, poverty, and income distribution; 11 Growth and shocks: evidence from rural Ethiopia; 12 Economic shocks, wealth, and welfare; Index