Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa
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While the economic growth renaissance in sub-Saharan Africa is widely recognized, much less is known about progress in living conditions. This book comprehensively evaluates trends in living conditions in 16 major sub-Saharan African countries, corresponding to nearly 75% of the total population.

Produktbeschreibung
While the economic growth renaissance in sub-Saharan Africa is widely recognized, much less is known about progress in living conditions. This book comprehensively evaluates trends in living conditions in 16 major sub-Saharan African countries, corresponding to nearly 75% of the total population.
  • Produktdetails
  • Wider Studies in Development E
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 464
  • Erscheinungstermin: 7. Juni 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 234mm x 155mm x 36mm
  • Gewicht: 862g
  • ISBN-13: 9780198744795
  • ISBN-10: 019874479X
  • Artikelnr.: 47866602
Autorenporträt
Channing Arndt has more than 20 years of experience in development economics with seven years combined resident experience in Morocco and Mozambique. He has published more than 55 articles in leading academic journals and has taken leadership roles in major policy documents such as the design of a carbon tax for the National Treasury of South Africa, the Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change for the World Bank, and the Second and Third National Poverty Assessments for the Government of Mozambique. His program of research has focused on agricultural development, poverty measurement, poverty alleviation and growth, market integration, gender and discrimination, the implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, technological change, trade policy, aid effectiveness, infrastructure investment, energy and biofuels, climate variability, and the implications of climate change.; Andy McKay is Professor of Development Economics at the University of Sussex where he teaches masters and PhD students in different fields of development economics. He has recently become managing editor of the Review of Development Economics; and is closely associated with the African Economic Research Consortium as a resource person and as co-coordinator of their collaborative project on the growth-poverty nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa. He was associate director of the Chronic Poverty Research Centre from 2005-2011; he recently obtained research grants for two projects looking at female labour supply in relation to poverty reduction, much of this in Sub-Saharan Africa.; Finn Tarp is Professor of Development Economics at the University of Copenhagen and Director of the UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER). He has more than 35 years of experience in academic and applied development economics, including 20 years of work in some 35 developing countries. He is a leading international expert on issues of development strategy and foreign aid and he was appointed to the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) advising the Chief Economist of the World Bank in 2013.
Inhaltsangabe
1 Channing Arndt
Andy McKay
and Finn Tarp: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa; 2 Channing Arndt
Andy McKay
and Finn Tarp: Synthesis: Two Cheers for the African Growth Renaissance (but not three); GROUP 1: Rapid Growth and Rapid Poverty Reduction; 3 David Stifel and Tassew Woldehanna: Poverty in Ethiopia
2000-11: Welfare Improvements in a Changing Economic Landscape; 4 Andy McKay
Jukka Pirttila
and Finn Tarp: Ghana: Poverty Reduction over Thirty Years; 5 Karl Pauw
Ulrik Beck
and Richard Mussa: Did Rapid Smallholder-led Agricultural Growth Fail to Reduce Rural Poverty? Making Sense of Malawi's Poverty Puzzle; 6 Andy McKay and Marijke Verpoorten: Growth
Poverty Reduction
and Inequality in Rwanda; 7 Bjorn Van Campenhout
Haruna Sekabira
and Dede Houeto Aduayom: Poverty and its Dynamics in Uganda: Explorations using a New Set of Poverty Lines; GROUP 2: Rapid Growth but Limited Poverty Reduction; 8 Michael Grimm
Claude Wetta
and Aude Nikiema: Burkina Faso: Shipping Around the Malthusian Trap; 9 Channing Arndt
E. Samuel Jones
and Finn Tarp: Mozambique: Off-track or Temporarily Sidelined?; 10 Olu Ajakaiye
Afeikhena T. Jerome
Olanrewaju Olaniyan
Kristi Mahrt
and Olufunke A. Alaba: Spatial and Temporal Multidimensional Poverty in Nigeria; 11 Channing Arndt
Lionel Demery
Andy McKay
and Finn Tarp: Growth and Poverty Reduction in Tanzania; 12 Gibson Masumbu and Kristi Mahrt: Assessing Progress in Welfare Improvements in Zambia: A Multidimensional Approach; GROUP 3: Uninspiring/Negative Growth and Poverty Reduction; 13 Samuel Fambon
Andy McKay
Joseph-Pierre Timnou
Olive Stephanie Kouakep
Anaclet Desire Dzossa
and Romain Tchakoute Ngoho: Slow Progress in Growth and Poverty Reduction in Cameroon; 14 Denis Cogneau
Kenneth Houngbedji
and Sandrine Mesple-Somps: The Fall of the Elephant: Two Decades of Poverty Increase in Cote d'Ivoire
1988-2008; 15 Arne Bigsten
Damiano Kulundu Manda
Germano Mwabu
and Anthony Wambugu: Incomes
Inequality
and Poverty in Kenya: A Long-Term Perspective; 16 David Stifel
Tiaray Razafimanantena
and Faly Rakotomanana: Utility-Consistent Poverty in Madagascar
2001-10: Snapshots in the Presence of Multiple Economy-Wide Shocks; 17 Murray Leibbrandt
Arden Finn
and Morne Oosthuizen: Poverty
Inequality
and Prices in Post-Apartheid South Africa; GROUP 4: Low Information Countries; 18 Kristi Mahrt and Malokele Nanivazo: Growth and Poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo: 2001-13