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Reducing poverty in Asia: emerging issues in growth, targeting and measurement

Author: Edmonds, Christopher Corporate author: Asian Development Bank Meeting: Asia and Pacific Forum on Poverty, Manila, Philippines, February 2001Publisher: Edward Elgar , 2003. ; Asian Development Bank, 2003.Language: EnglishDescription: 351 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1843762641Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Reducing Poverty in Asia Emerging Issues in Growth, Targeting and Measurement Contents List of Figures List of Tables List of Contributors Foreword by Tadao Chino, President, ADB Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction Christopher M. Edmonds PART I --THE MACROECONOMY, GLOBALIZATION, AND PRO-POOR GROWTH 1. Marginalization in a Globalizing World: Some Plausible Scenarios and Suggestions for Measurement Kaushik Basu 3 vii ix xiii xv xvii xviii xxi 2. Balanced Development: An Approach to Development Policy and Priorities Graham Pyatt 3. Poverty Analysis and Measurement within a General Equilibrium Framework Erik Thorbecke 4. Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction: Stylized Facts and an Overview of Research Ratna Sahay, Paul Cashin, Paolo Mauro, and Catherine Pattillo 20 45 79 PART II -- TARGETING URBAN OR INDUSTRIAL SECTORS 5. New Technologies, Competitiveness, and Poverty Reduction Sanjaya Lall 6. Use of Information Technology for Poverty Reduction: A Case Study of Efforts in the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh Randeep Sudan v 109 124 vi Contents 7. Small and Medium Enterprise Development in Equitable Growth and Poverty Alleviation Dipak Mazumdar 143 PART III ­ NEW DEVELOPMENTS AND ISSUES IN POVERTY MEASUREMENT 8. Poverty Lines: Eight Countries' Experiences and the Issue of Specificity and Consistency Abuzar Asra and Vivian Santos-Francisco 173 9. Poverty Comparison in the Philippines: Is What We Know About the Poor Robust? Arsenio M. Balisacan 10. Assessing the Poverty Impact of Policy- and Sector-Based Lending John Weiss 197 220 PART IV ­ COUNTRY STUDIES 11. Pathways of Poverty Reduction: Rural Development and Transmission Mechanisms in the Philippines Arsenio M. Balisacan 12. Structural Adjustment, Macroeconomic Policies, and Poverty Trends in Pakistan Abdul Razzaq Kemal 13. The Poverty Situation and Policy in Sri Lanka Saman Kelegama 14. Pacific Islands: Is Poverty an Issue? Christopher Lightfoot and Anthony Joseph Ryan 15. Opening Doors to More Inclusive Societies: The Case of the Pacific Island Countries Vijay Naidu Index 235 261 298 319 328 343

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