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Title

The new poverty agenda: an overview

Author

Lipton, Michael; Maxwell, Simon; Edstrom, Jerker; Hatashima, Hiroyuki

Description

This paper summarizes the new conventional wisdom on poverty reduction, identifying its strengths and weaknesses by examining: the meaning and measurement of poverty, labour intensive growth, social services and safety nets, production, role of the state, external factors. Included are suggestions for strengthening British aid.

File No

IDS-DP306

Agency

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Date

Aug-92

Subject(s)

Poverty, Social Services

Pages

42

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