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Public Expenditures, Growth, and Poverty: Lessons from Developing Countries (International Food Policy Research Institute) download ebook

by Shenggen Fan

Public Expenditures, Growth, and Poverty: Lessons from Developing Countries (International Food Policy Research Institute) download ebook
ISBN:
080188859X
ISBN13:
978-0801888595
Author:
Shenggen Fan
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press (March 28, 2008)
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272 pages
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Shenggen Fan, Xiaobo Zhang, Neetha Ra. Using district-level data for 1992, 1995, and 1999, the study estimated effects of different types of government expenditure on agricultural growth and rural poverty in Uganda

Shenggen Fan, Xiaobo Zhang, Neetha Rao. dsgd discussion paper. Using district-level data for 1992, 1995, and 1999, the study estimated effects of different types of government expenditure on agricultural growth and rural poverty in Uganda. Agriculture Production.

Public expenditures, growth, and poverty. Lessons from developing countries. During the past several decades, developing countries have had mixed results in reducing poverty.

The book develops a conceptual framework for analyzing public expenditures and their short- and long-run impact on poverty through various channels

The book develops a conceptual framework for analyzing public expenditures and their short- and long-run impact on poverty through various channels. It surveys spending trends and analyzes the effect of growing public investment on urban and rural poverty through case studies of India, China, Thailand, and Uganda. And it highlights the advantages of directing spending toward public works programs that engage impoverished peoples rather than using the limited aid money on food subsidies and other passive donations.

Additionally, IFPRI was meant to shed more light on the role of agricultural and rural development in the broader development pathway of a country.

Shenggen Fan of Consultative Group on International Agricultural . Total public spending has increased significantly for these countries as a whole

Total public spending has increased significantly for these countries as a whole.

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Public Expenditures, Growth, and Poverty: Lessons from Developing Countries (International Food .

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He is known for his work on transition economies and rural development in China. In addition to his work on his home country, he has also worked extensively in other Asian countries, and East Africa.

Public expenditures, growth and poverty: Lessons from developing . Public expenditure, growth and poverty reduction in rural Uganda.

Public expenditures, growth and poverty: Lessons from developing countries, 2008. Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems. Road development, economic growth, and poverty reduction in China. Intl Food Policy Res Inst, 2005.

Public Expenditures, Growth, and Poverty assesses the efficacy of poverty reduction programs in Latin America, Africa, and Asia by synthesizing studies conducted by the International Food Policy Research Institute over the past ten years. Overall, the studies find that investments in agricultural research, infrastructure, and human capital are beneficial in the long term, while food aid and poverty reduction programs have little utility beyond immediately abating hunger and generating short-run income effects.

The book develops a conceptual framework for analyzing public expenditures and their short- and long-run impact on poverty through various channels. It surveys spending trends and analyzes the effect of growing public investment on urban and rural poverty through case studies of India, China, Thailand, and Uganda. And it highlights the advantages of directing spending toward public works programs that engage impoverished peoples rather than using the limited aid money on food subsidies and other passive donations.

Featuring discussions about the roles of various social safety net programs and a chapter devoted solely to the vexing poverty in sub-Saharan Africa, Public Expenditures, Growth, and Poverty will aid policy makers and encourage further, more analytic study of worldwide poverty reduction programs.