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Green growth, degrowth, and the commons

Michael Jakob and Ottmar Edenhofer.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Publicly Provided Goods; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 10718 words.

The concepts of ‘green growth’ and ‘degrowth’ occupy central positions in the public debate on the relationship between economic growth and the environment. While proponents of the former...

Growth, inequality and social welfare: cross-country evidence

David Dollar, Tatjana Kleineberg and Aart Kraay.

in Economic Policy

April 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 18295 words.

Concerns about rising inequality are at the forefront of many current policy debates. This paper uses a large cross-country dataset on growth and changes in inequality to assess the...

Has India's Economic Growth Become More Pro-Poor in the Wake of Economic Reforms?

Gaurav Datt and Martin Ravallion.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 13140 words.

The extent to which India's poor have benefited from the country's economic growth has long been debated. A new series of consumption-based poverty measures spanning 50 years, including a...

Inequality adjusted growth rates in Latin America

Alvaro Angeriz, Philip Arestis and Shanti P. Chakravarty.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 6933 words.

Doubts have been raised about the benefits to an economy with high rates of GDP growth without at the same time accounting for distributional effects. This difference arises from the...

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The Recent Growth Resurgence in Africa and Poverty Reduction: The Context and Evidence

Augustin Kwasi Fosu.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies. 5929 words.

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While economic growth in Africa has resurged substantially since the mid-to-late 1990s, the amount of poverty reduction seems much less spectacular....

Revisiting the Growth, Inequality and Poverty Nexus: An Overview

Damiano Kulundu Manda.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 3741 words.

There is no doubt that the role of economic growth in poverty reduction is very critical in the development process of Sub-Saharan African countries. Despite Sub-Saharan African countries...