Adjustment And Poverty

Adjustment And Poverty

by Frances Stewart
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415091349

ISBN-13: 9780415091343

Pub. Date: 09/14/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The last decade has brought sharp adjustment and rising poverty for most of the developing world. Adjustment and Poverty: Options and Choices examines the major causes and results of this situation, including:

*the relationship between structural adjustment and poverty;
*the extent to which the situation was brought about by internal and/or

Overview

The last decade has brought sharp adjustment and rising poverty for most of the developing world. Adjustment and Poverty: Options and Choices examines the major causes and results of this situation, including:

*the relationship between structural adjustment and poverty;
*the extent to which the situation was brought about by internal and/or external policies;
*the impact of the IMF and World Bank on adjusting countries;
*government tax and spending policies - with a particular focus on social sector spending;
*the possiblity of better policies in the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415091343
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/14/1995
Series:
Priorities for Development Economics Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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