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Poverty, inequality, and rural development

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Rural poor -- Developing countries -- Case studies.,
    • Rural development -- Developing countries -- Case studies.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries -- Case studies.,
    • Developing countries -- Rural conditions -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographiocal references and index.

      Statementedited by Tim Lloyd and Oliver Morrissey.
      SeriesCase-studies in economic development ;, v. 3
      ContributionsLloyd, Tim, 1963-, Morrissey, Oliver.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC800 .C27 1992 vol. 3, HC59.72.P6 .C27 1992 vol. 3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1435068M
      ISBN 10033358502X, 0312120990
      LC Control Number93047023

      Introduction. 2. The rural poor. 3. Causes of rural poverty and problems faced in poverty alleviation. 4. Rural poverty related situational facts. 5. Some results of the rural poverty alleviation efforts. II. Pragmatic rural development for rural poverty alleviation: 6. Attacking rural poverty through rural development-some basic concepts. 7. The ongoing campaign of 'western development' launched in and the recent Chinese government initiative of 'building a harmonious society' highlight the urgency and significance of analyzing inequality and poverty. Prominent contributors from China and around the world explore trends of inequality and poverty in China, identify their causes and assess their consequences. Issues explored.

      The appearance of Sen’s Capability Approach as a new paradigm to understand human development, poverty and inequality meant a shift in the measures used to capture these concepts. The goal (in terms of inequality) should be to equalize the opportunities people have, and not the outcomes people obtain. (Drèze and Sen, ). the rural poor. Hence their development helps to reduce poverty - provided there are no marked inequalities of wealth in rural society. Furthermore, reductions in rural hunger and poverty slow down the drift to the towns and thus have an impact on hunger and poverty in urban areas as well.

      of poverty and inequality (child poverty, disposable income, etc.) are generally higher in rural areas, hence proo fi ng would seem clearly justi fi ed. Shortall and Alston ’ s. Determinants of Poverty Coefficient = e.g. ΔPoverty Rate/ΔAmerican Indian, holding other factors constant Dependent Variable: POVERTY_RATE_ACS Variable Coefficient t-Statistic p-value Constant American Indian, % Employment, % Adults, less than high school education, %


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