Adjustment and Poverty

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    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.

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    Number of Pages: 256
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9780415091343
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    Listed in: Macroeconomics, Development economics & emerging economies
    Publisher: Routledge

    Books by Frances Stewart

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