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aining growth accelerations and pro-poor growth in Africa

Catherine Pattillo

aining growth accelerations and pro-poor growth in Africa

by Catherine Pattillo

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Published by International Monetary Fund, African Dept. in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic conditions -- 1960-.,
  • Developing countries -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Catherine Pattillo, Sanjeev Gupta and Kevin Carey.
    SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/05/195
    ContributionsCarey, Kevin., Gupta, Sanjeev., International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p. ;
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20876130M

    the emphasis on pro-poor growth policies will reduce poverty more rapidly than simple reliance on the trickle down effect. However, poverty reduction with growth also depends on initial inequalities and assets. Economic Growth conomic growth rates differ widely between countries. The old . the potential of the pro-poor growth concept was the Operationalizing Pro-Poor Growth (OPPG) project initiated by the World Bank and several bilateral donors. The results of this project are summarized in two books (Besley and Cord, ; Grimm et al., ) and a synthesis report (AFD et al., ). Key Points • Pro-poor growth is aCited by: 1.

    (facilitating economic growth, job creation by promoting investment in internationally competitive industries, poor and rational choices, people and places, etc may unwittingly underrate the legacy issues in South Africa) Relationship between migration and . The Case for a Pro-Poor Growth Strategy June Arne Bigsten and Abebe Shimeles This study uses simulations to explore the possibility of achieving the target of halving the percentage of people living in extreme poverty in Africa by A pro-poor growth scenario and a constant inequality scenario are compared.

    Growth is back on the development agenda, promoted by bilateral and multilateral donors, and the G20, as the most effective way to lift people out of poverty. Economic growth has reduced poverty in developing countries in the past, but by ignoring the issue of equality, donors and poor country governments have failed to maximise the benefits of that growth – and in some cases, .


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Aining growth accelerations and pro-poor growth in Africa by Catherine Pattillo Download PDF EPUB FB2

SUSTAINING AND ACCELERATING PRO-POOR GROWTH IN AFRICA iv Boxes 1. Growth Experiences: Uganda, The Gambia, and Nigeria 9 2. Effect of Alternative Weighting Methods on Growth Comparisons 11 3. Risks to Sustainability of Growth Accelerations: HIV/AIDS and Poverty 28 Tables 1.

Acceleration Start Dates and Per Capita Growth Rates for. We study the impact of growth and growth accelerations on poverty and inequality in Indonesia using a new panel dataset covering 26 provinces over the period – 1 This new dataset allows us to distinguish between mining and non-mining sectors of the economy which yields novel and asymmetric by: The weak absolute pro-poor growth (or poverty reducing pro-poor growth) implies that growth is pro-poor if it reduces poverty, i.e.

if it benefits the poor, no matter what happens to the non-poor (for example Ravallion and Chen ()). Within the PEGR framework, this condition that growth reduces poverty is satisfied when PEGR > by: 2. growth, this growth has not been pro-poor. In addition, the African experience with reforms has been disappointing.

In Section V, I attempt to formulate what I call a general theory of reform and pro-poor growth, or simply a pro-poor growth paradigm. The primary objective is to outline someCited by: measures of pro-poor growth that focus on reducing inequality. The second definition discards the literal interpretation of the concept for a more general, but very much less strict formulation: growth is pro-poor if it reduces poverty.

Kraay () for example advocates that growth is pro-poor if the poverty measure of interest declines. Pro-Poor Growth Strategies in Africa Financing for pro-poor Health Policies: An Inquiry into making financing health policies work for the poor Economic Commission for Africa Economic Policy Research Center September Maite Irurzun-Lopez ESPD/NRP//1.

the core of its objectives: determine if tourism is a viable option for pro-poor growth in Africa. First, an analysis of the industry will highlight its potentialities for poverty reduction; sec-ondly, some of the major documents and initiatives concerning tourism policy and povertyFile Size: KB.

Pro-Poor Growth in Asia and Its Implication for Africa: Which Sector Increases More the Employment of the Poor. reduction is a daunting task and it will take long time for complete poverty eradication even beyond In order to continue this task for a long time it is necessary for the LDCs to grow steadily, and help the.

The term “pro-poor growth” has recently become pervasive in discussions of development policy. Despite widespread use of the term, there is much less consensus as to what exactly pro-poor growth means, let alone what its determinants are.

According to one view, growth is pro-poor if the accompanying change in income. needs growth to be more pro-poor Sustainable economic growth is central to effective, long term poverty reduction strategies. But rapid and sustained poverty reduction requires pro-poor growth – a pace and pattern of growth in which poor women and men contribute, participate and benefit.

Africa’s rapid population growth, in a context where poverty levels are already profoundly high, is one of the main causes explaining the increased number of poor on the continent despite the Author: Landry Signé.

JOHANNESBURG: PRO-POOR GROWTH THROUGH SUPPORT OF THE SMME ECONOMY Christian M. Rogerson 1. Introduction The aim in this case study is to highlight certain promising directions for encouraging pro-poor growth in Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest and economically most vibrant city. Historically, Johannesburg has been one of the.

Agricultural Development and Pro Poor Economic Growth in Sub Saharan Africa: Potential and Policy Article (PDF Available) in Oxford Development Studies 32(1). Pro-Poor Growth Strategies in Africa Expert Group Meeting Munyonyo Speke Resort Kampala, Uganda June A Proposed Gender-aware Macroeconomic Model to Evaluate Impacts of Policies on Poverty Reduction Economic Commission for Africa Economic Policy Research Center Anushree Sinha Alfred Latigo.

In light of the importance of pro-poor growth strategies in reducing the especially high poverty rates in Africa, the present article provides an overview for three pertinent : Andy Mckay.

Working Paper - Analyzing Pro-Poor Growth in Southern Africa: Lessons from Mauritius and South Africa Nov An important reason for this has been the establishment of the socalled Millennium Development Goals, which have set poverty reduction as.

Overcoming Market Constraints on Pro-Poor Agricultural Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa Colin Poulton, Jonathan Kydd and Andrew Dorward∗ In sub-Saharan Africa, there is fairly broad agreement that increased investment in key public goods such as roads and communications infrastructure, agricultural research and water control will be required if.

ANALYZING PRO-POOR GROWTH IN SOUTHERN AFRICA: LESSONS FROM MAURITIUS AND SOUTH AFRICA Jean-Yves Duclos and Audrey Verdier-Chouchane(1) AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP Working Paper No. November (1) Jean-Yves Duclos and Audrey Verdier-Chouchane are, respectively Professor, Département d'économique and.

Accelerated growth - Inflation and Interest rate factors of Africa.: Accelerated growth - Inflation and Interest rate factors of Africa.

As expected the family food basket and ability to afford it for all families varies from state to state and status on the continent of Africa and other developing economies.

growth, and Section 4 looks at the evidence on FSD and poverty reduction. Financial Sector Development and Growth: The Theory Modern growth theory identifies two specific channels through which the financial sector might affect long-run growth: 1.

through its impact on capital accumulation (including human as well as physical capital) andFile Size: KB. 2. Growth Is Less Poverty Reducing in Africa The linkages between growth and poverty have been at the center of an intense debate over the last years.

Most researchers would now agree that overall rising per capita incomes reduce poverty, but the main question became to what extent economic growth translates into poverty reduction (Adams, ).Key to the definition of pro-poor growth is the joint consideration of growth and its distribution.

It should be stressed that, while both ex ante and ex post distribution are pivotal to poverty reduction as such, pro-poor growth is essentially about ex post distribution, i.e., distribution of the increment to the pie, not of the existing pie.2Cited by: minimizing growth (called pro-poor growth) should be kept in view, while designing development policies and programmes.

Second, another development experience is that service-led high GDP growth rate in India and decelerated growth in agriculture sector have led to slowdown in poverty reduction. Third, crop and non-crop diversificationFile Size: KB.