Economic Reform, Growth and the Poor: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia.
A new decomposition of poverty changes is developed to analyse the determinants of poverty changes during a period of economic reform (1989-1995) in villages in Ethiopia. Poverty fell substantially, but with diverse experiences across villages. Shocks mattered, but the main factors driving consumption changes were relative prices changes, resulting in changes in the returns to land, labour, human capital and location. The experience of the poor is mixed: one group of the poor in 1989, with re...Expand abstract
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