2020 Focus briefs on the world's poor and hungry people:
Contents: 1.The Changing Profile of Poverty in the World/Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion. 2.Characteristics and Causes of Severe Poverty and Hunger/Akhter U. Ahmed, Ruth Vargas Hill, Lisa C. Smith, and Tim Frankenberger. 3.The Poorest and Hungry: Looking Below the Line/Akhter U. Ahmed, Ruth Vargas Hill, and Doris M. Wiesmann. 4.Mapping Where the Poor Live/Todd Benson, Michael Epprecht, and Nicholas Minot 5.Child Malnutrition in India and China/Peter Svedberg. 6.Poverty and the Globalization of the Food and Agriculture System/Joachim von Braun and Tewodaj Mengistu. 7.Poverty Traps: Exploring the Complexity of Causation/Partha Dasgupta 8.Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction: Do Poor Countries Need to Worry about Inequality?/Martin Ravallion. 9.Determinants of Pro-Poor Growth/Stephan Klasen. 10.Global Macroeconomic Development: The Implications for Poverty/Eugenio Díaz-Bonilla 11. Fiscal Policy Instruments and the Political Economy of Designing Programs to Reach the Poorest/Ehtisham Ahmad 12. The Macroeconomic Foundations of Inclusive Middle-Class Growth/Nancy Birdsall 13.Economic Reform to Stimulate Growth and Reduce Poverty: The Latin American Experience/Alberto Valdés and William Foster. 14. Poverty, Inequality, and Welfare in a Rapid-Growth Economy: The Chilean Experience/Dante Contreras 15.International Migration: Can It Improve Living Standards among Poor and Vulnerable Populations?/Alan de Brauw. 16.Growth-promoting Social Safety Nets/Harold Alderman and John Hoddinott. 17.Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: A "Magic Bullet" for Reducing Poverty?/Michelle Adato and John Hoddinott. 18. How Effective are Food-for-Education Programs?/Sarah Adelman, Daniel O. Gilligan, and Kim Lehrer 19. Health Care for the World's Poorest: Is Voluntary (Private) Health Insurance an Option?/Jacques van der Gaag 20. Designing Insurance For The Poor/Stefan Dercon 21.Social Security: What Can Developing Countries Learn from Developed Countries?/Jean-Jacques Dethier. 22.Property Rights for Poverty Reduction/Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, and Helen Markelova. 23.Developing and Connecting Markets for Poor Farmers/Nicholas Minot and Ruth Vargas Hill. 24.Climate Change: Pro-Poor Adaptation, Risk Management, and Mitigation Strategies/Gary Yohe, Ian Burton, Saleemul Huq, and Mark W. Rosegrant. 25.Strengthening Women's Assets and Status: Programs Improving Poor Women's Lives/John Ambler, Lauren Pandolfelli, Anna Kramer, and Ruth Meinzen-Dick 26.Addressing Discrimination and Inequality Among Groups/Frances Stewart 27.Including People with Disabilities in Actions to Reduce Poverty and Hunger/Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo 28.Policies and Lessons for Reaching Indigenous Peoples in Development Programs/Lennart Bage 29. Trade Liberalization and Children: Understanding and Coping with Children's Vulnerabilities/Javier Escobal 30.Facing Up to Inequality and Exclusion to End Poverty and Hunger in Latin America/Marco Ferroni 31. Economic Exclusion and Poverty in Asia: The Example of Castes in India/Sukhadeo Thorat 32. Choosing Policy Instruments to Reduce Poverty and Hunger: Is It Possible to Overcome the Feasibility Dilemma?/Regina Birner 33.Scaling Up: A Path to Effective Development/Arntraud Hartmann and Johannes F. Linn 34. Improving Governance to Eradicate Hunger and Poverty/Regina Birner 35.The Dynamics of Poverty: Why Don't "The Poor" Act Collectively?/Anirudh Krishna. 36.Land Issues and Poverty Reduction: Requirements for Lasting Peace in Sudan and Afghanistan/Gunnar M. Sørbø and Arne Strand. 37.Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Developing Capacity to Reduce Poverty and Hunger/Suresh Babu and Per Pinstrup-Andersen 38.The Millennium Development Goals: How Realistic Are They?/Michiel Keyzer and Lia van Wesenbeeck. 39.Investment Priorities for Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction/Shenggen Fan, Joanna Brzeska, and Ghada Shields 40.How to Mobilize Public Resources to Support Poverty Reduction/Shenggen Fan, Anuja Saurkar, and Ghada Shields
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