Extreme and Persistent Poverty: GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack no. 21.

This pack presents a list of readings on issues such as measurement, economic growth, politics and governance, employment and self-employment

Abstract

This Reading Pack presents a list of selected readings around key issues on extreme and persistent poverty: measurement, economic growth, politics and governance, the non-existence of ‘magic bullet’ solutions, the importance and difficulty of the employment and self-employment agenda, the context-specificity of policy; and the nature of poverty traps.

Citation

Shepherd, A. Extreme and Persistent Poverty. GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack no.21. Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (2015) 5 pp.

Extreme and Persistent Poverty. GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack no. 21.

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