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Published: 28 January 2016

736 Pages


ISBN: 9780190212766

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The Economics of Poverty

History, Measurement, and Policy

Martin Ravallion

  • Thoroughly synthesizes the economics at play in poverty
  • Explains poverty in a way that is interesting to people with or without a background in economics
  • Provides a history of the study of poverty as well as a frank assessment of poverty in today's world
  • Explains the effects inequality may have on the future of poverty in the Americas, Europe, and beyond

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