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Weeks, John, Dagdeviren, Hulya and van der Hoeven, Rolph (2004) 'Redistribution Matters: Growth for Poverty Reduction.' In: Shorrocks, Anthony and van der Hoeven, Rolph, (eds.), Growth, Inequality, and Poverty: Prospects for Pro-poor Economic Growth. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Abstract

Recent development literature has placed priority on poverty reduction, and on possible growth enhancement from a more equal distribution of assets and income. At the same time, empirical work consistently shows that economic growth is no more than distribution neutral. In that context, this study explores the relationship among growth, inequality, and poverty, and considers policy that might be used to make growth more equitable.

Item Type: Book Chapters
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > Department of Development Studies
ISBN: 9780199268658
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1093/0199268657.003.0007
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2009 14:24
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/6528

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