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5/10/10 Poverty Across Regions, 2004
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5/10/10 Poverty in Selected Countries
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5/10/10 Poverty is Concentrated in Rural Areas
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5/10/10 Poverty is Concentrated Among Ethnic Minorities and
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5/10/10 Poverty is Concentrated Among Women and Children The poorest households tend to be female-headed with many children Women’s income-earning potential is lower Children eat but contribute little to household income
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5/10/10 Poverty is Concentrated Among Women and Children Harder to measure: even within a household, women and girls tend to consume less than their share When food is scarce, women are often the ones to go without Girls receive less schooling, less medical care when sick 100 million missing women in Asia Sibling sex in Ghana
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5/10/10 The Rise and Fall of Inequality Simon Kuznets: there is a natural tendency for inequality to first increase and then decrease with economic growth: the Inverted-U His explanation was grounded in the Structural Change model of development: Development shifts workers from traditional to modern sector Incomes within each sector stay roughly
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5/10/10 Modern Sector Enlargement
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