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Unformatted text preview: close to halving the proportion in poverty - 15 years ahead of schedule they represent the largest fall in poverty ever witnessed in his-tory and have led to referred to a miracle taking place in East Asia. Sub-Saharan Africa completely different- poverty rates have remained stagnant, moving from 47.67% in 1990 to 46.30% in 1998,- Absolute numbers in poverty have increased from 242 to 291 million (corresponding to roughly 50 million entering poverty) Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 4...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course ECO 307 taught by Professor Dublin during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
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