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Adjustment and poverty: Options and choices

Abstract:

Considers the relationship between adjustment policies and poverty in the developing countries over the decade of the 1980s and identifies improved policies for the future. Reviews theoretical arguments and empirical evidence concerning the effect of stabilization and adjustment policies on income distribution and poverty. Contends that the impact of fiscal changes during adjustment on the poor, while frequently negative in practice, is not unavoidably negative, but rather that governments ha...

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Publisher:
Routledge
Host title:
Priorities for Development Economics series
Place of publication:
London and New York
Publication date:
1995-01-01
ISBN:
0-415-09134-9
Language:
English
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uuid:4b5855a7-5aed-4014-b500-02c4b0db77c0
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:9502
Deposit date:
2011-08-16

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