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Review Article: The Complementarities of Poverty Reduction, Equity, and Growth: A Perspective on the World Development Report 2006.

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This article has two related objectives. First, it offers a critique of the way poverty and inequality have become central in the development discourse of donors and international agencies. Second, it offers a review of the World Development Report 2006 on Equity and Development and its emphasis on the instrumental role of inequality in development. The reduction in poverty is obviously important in discussing and analyzing development, but it is only a proxy measure of what successful develo...

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Paul Collier More by this author
Stefan Dercon More by this author
Journal:
Economic Development and Cultural Change
Volume:
55
Publication date:
2006
URN:
uuid:50aaa60a-b86c-4727-81c2-0aa29517287a
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:10474
Language:
English

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