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Development, growth, and poverty reduction in Latin America

United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere

Development, growth, and poverty reduction in Latin America

accessing the effectiveness of assistance : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, Wednesday, June 28, 2000

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., [Congressional Sales Office, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic assistance, American -- Latin America,
  • Poverty -- Latin America,
  • Latin America -- Economic conditions,
  • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 81 p. ;
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15482735M
    ISBN 100160610397
    OCLC/WorldCa45243089

    Downloadable! Over the last decade Latin America and the Caribbean region has achieved important progress towards the World Bank Group's goals of eradicating extreme poverty and boosting income growth of the bottom 40 percent, propelled by remarkable economic growth and falling income inequality. Despite this impressive performance, social progress has not been uniform over this period, and. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Directions in Development: Reducing Poverty, Protecting Livelihoods, and Building Assets in a Changing Climate: Social Implications of Climate Change Latin America and the Caribbean (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! 1 In this chapter, the term manufacture(s) refers to manufactured goods.; 2 The links between commodity dependence and development have been the subject of heated debate in Latin America, as well as in the global development literature. This relates to the capacity of commodity-led development to generate dynamic growth and, in that regard, whether such development benefits or harms the Cited by: 2. The book, Livestock sector development for poverty reduction: an economic and policy perspective, collates evidence from a broad array of sources and perspectives showing that investing in livestock can sustain livelihoods and spur economic growth. It illustrates that good policies and institutions are essential to the support of equitable.


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Development, growth, and poverty reduction in Latin America by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book examines the links between economic growth, changing employment conditions, and the reduction of poverty in Latin America in the s.

We use. Poverty Reduction and Growth is about the existence of these vicious circles in Latin America and the Caribbean about the ways and means to convert them into virtuous circles in which poverty reduction and high growth reinforce each other. Through its analysis of fresh data and the attention it pays to issues such as the persistent inequality.

Get this from a library. Development, growth, and poverty reduction in Latin America: accessing the effectiveness of assistance: hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, Wednesday, J [United States.

Get this from a library. Growth, employment, and poverty in Latin America. [Guillermo Cruces; Gary S Fields; David Jaume; Mariana Viollaz; World Institute for Development Economics Research.] -- "This book examines the links between economic growth, changing employment conditions, and the reduction of poverty in Latin America in the s.

Our growth answers the following broad questions. This book examines the links between economic growth, changing employment conditions, and the reduction of poverty in Latin America in the s. Its analysis answers the following broad questions: Has economic growth resulted in gains in standards of living and reductions in poverty via improved labour market conditions in Latin America in the s, and have these improvements halted or been Author: Guillermo Cruces.

As growth wanes and progress in reducing the still high levels of inequality in the region slows, it will be more important than ever for governments to focus policies on inclusive growth.

The book includes an overview that highlights progress towards the goals of poverty eradication and shared prosperity between andunpacks recent.

estimates. Poverty lines and incomes are expressed in US$ PPP per day. PPP = purchasing power parity. Nonetheless, while economic growth alone may not be sufficient to lift the chronic poor out of poverty, some policies could. This book studies chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Strong poverty reduction in Latin America resumed with the growth rebound inas both moderate and extreme poor households benefitted from the recovery, accelerating poverty reduction to rates similar to those witnessed between despite a percent decline in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) terms, poverty levels in Latin America (LAC.

This essay attempts to break the divide between growth and development economics. Using the example of Development over the past decades, it argues that innovation and/or productivity growth have been main engines of poverty reduction in that country. It also argues that new growth theories can shed light on this process and explain why growth and poverty reduction have not occurred in Latin America.

The book Development a particular emphasis on the fiscal issues encountered by countries that are in the process of implementing a poverty reduction strategy. It provides an innovative analysis of many difficult policy issues plaguing less-developed economies in growing.

We understand development in a multi-dimensional way, so we approach the concept from three different perspectives: economic growth, reduction of inequality, and poverty reduction. The analysis compares the evolution of Latin America with the rest of the world and/or with other regions with different levels of development.

development. The extent to which growth reduces poverty depends on the degree to which the poor participate in the growth process and share in its proceeds. Thus, both the pace and pattern of growth matter for reducing poverty. A successful strategy of poverty reduction must have at its core measures to promote rapid and sustained economic Size: KB.

The 6th Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Conference will bring together academics and development practitioners to present and discuss questions relating to People, Markets, and particular, the conference will focus on and poverty reduction in Latin America book land, housing, transport and local labor market policy in cities and their implications for economic development and social inclusion.

3 asdf BULLETIN ON THEer adication of poverty World poverty and hunger fact sheet Background • billion people live on less than $1 a day, the absolute poverty level.1 • 24, persons die.

Downloadable. How have growth and inequality affected poverty reduction in Latin America over the long run. On the basis of the available evidence on growth and inequality tentative answers and conjectures are proposed about the long run evolution of poverty in Latin America.

Modern Latin America experienced sustained growth since mid nineteenth century only brought to a halt during the s. Louise Fox is a nonresident senior fellow in the Africa Growth Initiative (AGI), which is part of the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution.

Despite reform initiatives and poverty reduction, the region’s economies are struggling. GDP growth in the region averaged just % per year between andwell below the % average rate in 56 other emerging economies. Moreover, labor-force expansion accounted for 72% of Latin America’s growth over that period.

Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty. Measures, like those promoted by Henry George in his economics classic Progress and Poverty, are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of ending poverty forever.

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations.

This book examines the links between economic growth, changing employment conditions, and the reduction of poverty in Latin America in the s. Our analysis answers the.

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has been the most inclusive region in the world over the last decade: not only did it cut extreme poverty in half, it also realized the highest income growth rate among the bottom 40 percent of income earners in.

This book takes an all-embracing and unique approach that combines a decade of empirical research on the effects of tourism development on poverty reduction in Latin America. The book identifies. Economics, finance, business & management; Economics; Labour economics; Economic growth; Development economics & emerging economies Abstract This book examines the links between economic growth, changing employment conditions, and the reduction of Author: Guillermo Cruces, Gary S.

Fields, David Jaume, Mariana Viollaz. Characteristics of Microfinance in Asia and Latin America 2 3. Poverty and Microfinance 5 Poverty Impact Studies: Asia 14 Poverty Impact Studies: Latin America 18 4. Forms of Micro Credit Interventions and Cost-Effectiveness 22 5.

Conclusions 26 Bibliography 27 Tables (in body of text) Table 1. Outreach Indicators by Region 3 Table 2. Left Behind: Chronic Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean takes a closer look at the region’s entrenched poor, who and where they are, and how existing policies need to change in order to effectively assist them.

The book shows significant variations of rates of Cited by: Shared prosperity and poverty eradication in Latin America and the Caribbean (English) Abstract.

Over the last decade Latin America and the Caribbean region has achieved important progress towards the World Bank Group's goals of eradicating extreme poverty and boosting income growth of the bottom 40 percent, propelled by remarkable economic growth Cited by: Public finance for poverty reduction: concepts and case studies from Africa and Latin America (English) Abstract.

The book, public finance for poverty reduction, includes a series of papers that were prepared in the context of a World Bank Institute (WBI) public finance The book, public finance for poverty reduction, includes a series of papers that were prepared Cited by: Growth and Income Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean: Evidence from Household Surveys, L.

Gasparini & F. Gutierrez, Review of Income and Wealth The Impact of Globalization on the Poor in Latin America, E. Thorbecke & M. Nissanke, Economia countries, poverty rates did fall for non-indigenous people (Mexico and Bolivia). This pattern suggests that where gains in poverty reduction are being made, indigenous people are benefiting less, and is repeated in the case of Guatemala (), where indigenous poverty rates fell, but at a slower pace than for non-indigenous people.

In twoCited by: There are fewer people living in extreme poverty in the world today than 30 years ago. While that is an achievement, continuing progress for poor people is far from assured. Inequalities in access to key resources threaten to stall growth and poverty reduction in many places.

The world's poorest have made only a small absolute gain over those 30 years. This book examines the links between economic growth, changing employment conditions, and the reduction of poverty in Latin America in the s. This project investigates several issues, such as: (i) distilling the policy lessons (for Latin America itself and other countries) arising from the 'Open Economy Redistribution With Growth' (OERWG) model developed during the last decade, with particular attention to the gains in the field of growth, inequality and poverty reduction; (ii) testing whether the policy shift which followed the.

The second section highlights the importance of development to fight poverty in Mexico, focusing on the channels through which growth affects the income of the poor, as well as on complementary institutional polices as a way of ensuring lasting poverty reduction, and finally on the adjustment to economic change of the low-income population.

Indigenous People s, Poverty and Human Development in Latin America: • How does access to major social and poverty reduction programs differ between If so, this would suggest that the gains from growth are being shared equally, and it is simply a.

High economic growth coupled with progressive spending has been essential to these declines. In order to continue this success and break the cycle, the policies that contributed to these reversals need to be strengthened and regionalized.

Over the past decade, income inequality and poverty in Latin America have been on the decline. Division for Social Policy and Development Latin America and the Caribbean - Jacqueline employment plays a key role in this regard as a critical nexus between growth and poverty reduction.

Poverty and Development in Latin America: Public Policies and Development Pathways Sterling, VA: Kumarian Press,xv + pp. After a raise in the s and a small decline in the s, population poverty incidence in Latin America shrank from % to % in and extreme poverty from % to % (ECLAC ; these figures do.

Poverty, Inequality and Migration in Latin Amerika Book Description: The causes and consequences of high inequality in incomes, assets, and many aspects of well-being in Latin America have recently (re-)emerged as a central research and policy issue.

Cambridge Core - Economic Development and Growth - Indigenous Peoples, Poverty, and Development - edited by Gillette H. Hall This book documents poverty systematically for the world's indigenous peoples in developing regions in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

The volume compiles results for roughly 85 percent of the world's indigenous peoples. This fully revised and updated third edition also incorporates analyses of several recent changes and newly emerged problems relevant to the global economy: recurrent economic crises in Latin America contrasted with the recovery of East Asia from the financial crisis; a paradigm change in international development assistance from `the Price Range: $ - $ This book deals with the trends and key drivers of inequality in Asia and the Pacific, and how Asian countries should respond to it.

Asia’s rapid economic growth has led to a significant reduction in extreme poverty, but accompanied by rising inequality.

This book deals with three questions. v Contents Foreword.•The problem of poverty is (mostly) the problem of low per capita income. •The “solutions” suggested by the book are mainly redistribution from rich to poor.

•They may result in immediate relief. •But the long term solution is to make people more productive, ie engender economic growth.in Rural Poverty Reduction Experiences from Latin America and Asia Diana Alarcón Inter- American Institute for Social Development Inter-American Development Bank The papers included in this volume were discussed at the conference “Priorities and Strategies in Rural Poverty Reduction, Experiences from Latin America and East Asia” in June