Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction Stylized Facts and an Overview of Research

This paper provides a brief and selective overview of research on the links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction. Using the Human Development Index as a measure of well-being, the progress made by 100 countries during 1975-98 is presented, and its association with macroeconomic facto...

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Main Author: Cashin, Paul
Other Authors: Mauro, Paolo, Pattillo, Catherine, Sahay, Ratna
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 2001
Series:IMF Working Papers
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:This paper provides a brief and selective overview of research on the links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction. Using the Human Development Index as a measure of well-being, the progress made by 100 countries during 1975-98 is presented, and its association with macroeconomic factors is explored. Several potential avenues for future research are also outlined
Physical Description:29 pages
ISBN:9781451855708