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Accounting for Heterogeneity in Growth Incidence in Cameroon Using Recentered Influence Function Regression

B. Essama-Nssah, Saumik Paul and Léandre Bassolé.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9781 words.

This paper frames growth incidence analysis within the logic of social impact evaluation understood as an assessment of variations in individual and social outcomes attributable to shocks...

Are Poor, Remote Areas Left behind in Agricultural Development: The Case of Tanzania

Nicholas Minot.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2008; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 10854 words.

The conventional wisdom in Africa is that economic reforms may have stimulated economic growth, but the benefits of this growth have been uneven, favoring urban households and farmers with...

A Comparative Perspective on Poverty Reduction in Brazil, China, and India

Martin Ravallion.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2011; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies. 14476 words.

Brazil, China, and India have seen falling poverty in their reform periods, but to varying degrees and for different reasons. History left China with favorable initial conditions for rapid...

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Copula-based measurement of dependence between dimensions of well-being

Koen Decancq.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Economywide Country Studies; Microeconomics. 7694 words.

Most multidimensional measures of social welfare first aggregate the outcomes across the individuals dimension by dimension and then, in the second step, aggregate the resulting summary...

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Do Cash Transfers Promote Food Security? The Case of the South African Child Support Grant

Giorgio d’Agostino, Margherita Scarlato and Silvia Napolitano.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economywide Country Studies. 12453 words.

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This paper evaluates the causal effect of the Child Support Grant (CSG) implemented in South Africa on household food consumption and dietary...

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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Locally Adapted Poverty Indicators Derived from Participatory Wealth Rankings: A Case of Four Villages in Rural Tanzania

Bjorn F.H. Van Campenhout.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2007; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 10792 words.

Poverty indicators are generally identified on the basis of household consumption expenditure data drawn from nationally representative household budget surveys. In this study, we explore...

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....

Rural–urban transformation and village economy in emerging market economies during economic crisis: empirical evidence from Thailand

Theda Gödecke and Hermann Waibel.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 7020 words.

Livelihoods of rural households in Asia increasingly rely on off-farm income and remittances while dependence on land declines. This paper aims to contribute to a better understanding of...

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The scalar dimension of welfare state development: the case of Swedish and Finnish social assistance systems

Simone Scarpa.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Comparative Economic Systems; Public Economics. 8400 words.

Following Neil Brenner's 3-fold periodization, the article analyses the historical development of the Swedish and the Finnish social assistance systems, from the early phase of...

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