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Poverty Reduction

Isabel Ortiz

United Nations - International Labour Organization; United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF); Initiative for Policy Dialogue

Initiative for Policy Dialogue, 2007

The paper reviews poverty trends and measurements, poverty reduction in historical perspective, the poverty-inequality-growth debate, national poverty reduction strategies, criticisms of the agenda and the need for redistribution, international policies for poverty reduction, and ultimately understanding poverty at a global scale.

It belongs to a series of backgrounders developed at Joseph Stiglitz's Initiative for Policy Dialogue.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 7

Keywords: poverty reduction

JEL Classification: I3, O2

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Date posted: June 11, 2007  

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Ortiz, Isabel, Poverty Reduction. Initiative for Policy Dialogue, 2007. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=991935

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Isabel Ortiz (Contact Author)
United Nations - International Labour Organization ( email )
Route des Morillons 4
Geneva, 1211
+41227996226 (Phone)
United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF) ( email )
New York, NY 10017
United States
Initiative for Policy Dialogue ( email )
Columbia University
New York, NY
United States
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