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Why has Poverty Increased in Zimbabwe?

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"Poverty increased in Zimbabwe in all sectors of the economy during the 1990s. This book provides reasons for the increase in poverty using several analytical techniques including nonparametric and parametric statistical methods.

This book is part of a series of studies completed under the Poverty Dynamics in Africa Initiative designed to make use of the vastly improved household survey data in Africa. This series intends to enhance understanding of poverty trends in the region, and to frame more successful ...

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Overview

"Poverty increased in Zimbabwe in all sectors of the economy during the 1990s. This book provides reasons for the increase in poverty using several analytical techniques including nonparametric and parametric statistical methods.

This book is part of a series of studies completed under the Poverty Dynamics in Africa Initiative designed to make use of the vastly improved household survey data in Africa. This series intends to enhance understanding of poverty trends in the region, and to frame more successful poverty-reducing policies for the future."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780821350331
  • Publisher: World Bank Publications
  • Publication date: 4/1/2002
  • Series: Poverty Dynamics in Africa Series
  • Pages: 68
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Acronyms
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Country Overview 3
Ch. 2 Economic Change and Poverty in the 1990s 11
Ch. 3 Nonparametric Decompositions 21
Ch. 4 Parametric Methods 33
Ch. 5 Conclusions 46
App. A ICES Data and Deflators 48
App. B Density-Reweighting Exercises 50
Notes 53
References 55
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