WEEK 03 (Lecture outline)

WEEK 03 (Lecture outline) - recent years(Figures 5.13&...

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DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS ECOS 3002 Second Semester, 2009 Week 3: P overty, Inequality and Development Measuring Inequality Size distributions (Table 5.1) Lorenz curves Measuring Absolute Poverty Headcount index Total poverty gap (Figure 5.6) Average poverty gap
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Foster-Greer-Thorbecke measure The Human Poverty Index Growth and Inequality Kuznets’s inverted-U hypothesis (Figure 5.10) Economic growth and income inequality in the past & in
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Unformatted text preview: recent years (Figures 5.13 & 5.14) • Poverty: some progress 2 (Tables 5.4 & 5.5) • Economic characteristics of poverty groups Rural poverty (Table 5.6) Women and poverty (Box 5.1) Ethnic minorities, indigenous populations, and poverty (Table 5.7) • Growth and Poverty 3 Impact of poverty reduction related public expenditure • Some Basic Considerations for Poverty Reduction Areas of interventions Policy options • The Need for a ‘Package’ of Policies for Development 4...
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2010 for the course ECOS 3002 taught by Professor Dulip during the Three '10 term at University of Sydney.

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