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Poverty reduction in the course of African development, edited by Machiko Nissanke and Muna Ndulo

Label
Poverty reduction in the course of African development
Title
Poverty reduction in the course of African development
Statement of responsibility
edited by Machiko Nissanke and Muna Ndulo
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume examines the evolution of poverty in the course of economic development and how to improve governance and institutions to realize inclusive development in sub-Saharan Africa
Dewey number
338.96
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Nissanke, Machiko,
  • Ndulo, Muna,
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  • Economic development
  • Poverty
  • Public welfare
  • Africa
  • Africa
Label
Poverty reduction in the course of African development, edited by Machiko Nissanke and Muna Ndulo
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Development; Copyright; Foreword; Preface; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Abbreviations; Notes on Contributors; Part I: Overview; 1: Introduction: Tracing Poverty Dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Progress and Future Challenges; Background: New Opportunities and Challenges in the 21st Century; Upsurge in Growth and Investment: A Turning Point in Africaś Economic Development?; Slow Pace of Structural Change and Continued Vulnerability and Fragility on the Ground
  • Africaś Earlier Experiences with Poverty Reduction under Globalization as Compared with Other RegionsBreaking with the Past and the Challenges Ahead: The Dynamics of Poverty Reduction; The Scope and the Outline of the Book; Scope of the Book; Themes and Objectives of the Book; Overview of the Book; Notes; References; 2: The Employment Problem in Developing Countries: A Re-examination Four Decades Later; Introduction; Ten Important Ideas: A Reassessment; 1. Definitions of Employment and Unemployment; 2. An Employment Problem, not an Unemployment Problem; 3. Towards Better Jobs
  • 4. Stratified and Segmented Labour Markets5. Informal Sector and Informal Employment; 6. Self-Employment and Own-Account Work; 7. Labour Absorption; 8. Productivity and Consistency; 9. Priority Policy Challenges; 10. Policy Evaluation Framework; A Final Word; Note; References; Part II: Evolving Poverty Profile in Africa; 3: Growth, Inequality, and Poverty Reduction: Africa in a Global Setting; Introduction; Poverty Reduction in Response to Economic Growth; A Brief Review of the Income-Poverty Relationship; The Model; The ̀Identity ́Model; Empirical Estimation
  • Decomposition of Changes in PovertyConclusion; Acknowledgements; Notes; References; 4: Recent Evidence on Progress on Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa since 1990; Introduction; Assessing Growth and Poverty: Measurement Challenges; Growth Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa since 1990; Evolution of Monetary Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa after 1990; Trends in Non-Monetary Indicators: Summarizing the DHS Evidence; To What Extent Does Improved Welfare Outcome Reflect Improved Growth Performance?; Conclusions; Acknowledgements; Notes; References
  • 5: Multidimensional Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Levels and TrendsIntroduction: Why the Multidimensional Poverty Index in Africa and What It Captures?; Data and Coverage; Updates and Coverage; Data Sources; State of Multidimensional Poverty and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa; The Global MPI 2014: Key Findings for Sub-Saharan Africa; Urban-Rural Decomposition: A Large Part of the Poor in Sub-Saharan Africa Live in Rural Areas; Inequality among the MPI Poor at the National Level; Destitution in Sub-Saharan Africa; What is ̀Destitution?́; Who Are the Destitute in Sub-Saharan Africa?
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ocn975487049
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9780192518361
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Specific material designation
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System control number
(OCoLC)975487049
Label
Poverty reduction in the course of African development, edited by Machiko Nissanke and Muna Ndulo
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Development; Copyright; Foreword; Preface; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Abbreviations; Notes on Contributors; Part I: Overview; 1: Introduction: Tracing Poverty Dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Progress and Future Challenges; Background: New Opportunities and Challenges in the 21st Century; Upsurge in Growth and Investment: A Turning Point in Africaś Economic Development?; Slow Pace of Structural Change and Continued Vulnerability and Fragility on the Ground
  • Africaś Earlier Experiences with Poverty Reduction under Globalization as Compared with Other RegionsBreaking with the Past and the Challenges Ahead: The Dynamics of Poverty Reduction; The Scope and the Outline of the Book; Scope of the Book; Themes and Objectives of the Book; Overview of the Book; Notes; References; 2: The Employment Problem in Developing Countries: A Re-examination Four Decades Later; Introduction; Ten Important Ideas: A Reassessment; 1. Definitions of Employment and Unemployment; 2. An Employment Problem, not an Unemployment Problem; 3. Towards Better Jobs
  • 4. Stratified and Segmented Labour Markets5. Informal Sector and Informal Employment; 6. Self-Employment and Own-Account Work; 7. Labour Absorption; 8. Productivity and Consistency; 9. Priority Policy Challenges; 10. Policy Evaluation Framework; A Final Word; Note; References; Part II: Evolving Poverty Profile in Africa; 3: Growth, Inequality, and Poverty Reduction: Africa in a Global Setting; Introduction; Poverty Reduction in Response to Economic Growth; A Brief Review of the Income-Poverty Relationship; The Model; The ̀Identity ́Model; Empirical Estimation
  • Decomposition of Changes in PovertyConclusion; Acknowledgements; Notes; References; 4: Recent Evidence on Progress on Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa since 1990; Introduction; Assessing Growth and Poverty: Measurement Challenges; Growth Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa since 1990; Evolution of Monetary Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa after 1990; Trends in Non-Monetary Indicators: Summarizing the DHS Evidence; To What Extent Does Improved Welfare Outcome Reflect Improved Growth Performance?; Conclusions; Acknowledgements; Notes; References
  • 5: Multidimensional Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Levels and TrendsIntroduction: Why the Multidimensional Poverty Index in Africa and What It Captures?; Data and Coverage; Updates and Coverage; Data Sources; State of Multidimensional Poverty and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa; The Global MPI 2014: Key Findings for Sub-Saharan Africa; Urban-Rural Decomposition: A Large Part of the Poor in Sub-Saharan Africa Live in Rural Areas; Inequality among the MPI Poor at the National Level; Destitution in Sub-Saharan Africa; What is ̀Destitution?́; Who Are the Destitute in Sub-Saharan Africa?
Control code
ocn975487049
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780192518361
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)975487049

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