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Childhood poverty in Peru: an annotated literature review.

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Although poverty rates have reduced during the last 15 years, Peru is still one of the countries in Latin America with the highest level of income inequality. Nearly one out of two Peruvians lives in poverty – three out of five in the case of children1 – and one out of five is extremely poor. Income inequalities and, more generally, inequalities in human development between urban and rural areas, between Spanish and non-Spanish speakers and across climatic zones are remarkable; most of the ex...

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Volume:
8
Series:
Young lives technical note
Publication date:
2008-04-05
URN:
uuid:184163d5-4063-439c-97c4-70336488daa8
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:13179
Language:
English

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