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    Farm Productivity and Rural Poverty in India

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1998
    To what extent do India’s rural poor share in agricultural growth? Combining data from 24 household sample surveys spanning 35 years with other sources, authors estimate a model of the joint determination of consumption-poverty easures, agricultural wages, and food prices. Find that higher farm productivity brought both absolute and relative gains to poor rural households.
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    Access to land and land policy reforms

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    The objective of the research that this policy brief reports on is to analyse different mechanisms of access to land for the rural poor in an era when redistribution through expropriative land reform is largely inconsistent with the forces of political economy.
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    Linkages between government spending, growth, and poverty in Rural India

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1999
    Investigates the causes of the decline in rural poverty in India and particularly to determine the specific role that government investments have played. The re search aims to quantify the effectiveness of different types of government expenditures in contributing to poverty alleviation. Such in formation can assist policymakers in targeting their investments more effectively to reduce poverty.
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    Trade Liberalisation and Poverty

    Overseas Development Institute, 1999
    Increasing international flows of trade and capital are too often seen as a major cause of widening gaps in living standards between populations in the North and the South or within these regions.
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    Social funds in stabilization and adjustment programmes

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1999
    Social Funds (SFs) have proven to be no panacea.
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    The mobilising potential of anti-poverty programmes

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2000
    Paper aims to develop a set of concepts and a language to help understand better how "external agencies" could contribute to the (collective) empowerment of poor people through the ways in which they design, organise, and implement anti-poverty programmesThe authors argue for the adoption of indirect methods of encouraging the poor to mobilise politically around pro-poor agendas and movements.
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    Supply responses of West African agricultural households: implications of intrahousehold preference heterogeneity

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 1999
    Paper illustrates how an intrahousehold approach can contribute to a better understanding of microeconomic allocation decisions and policy impacts.
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    Poverty, inequality and growth in Zambia during the 1990s

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2000
    Paper reanalyses the household survey data from three out of four surveys carried out in Zambia in the 1990s, in order to chart the evolution of poverty and inequality during that decade.
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    Gender in the World Bank's poverty assessments: six case studies from Sub-Saharan Africa

    United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 1999
    Looks at six Poverty Asssesments (PAs) conducted by World Bank teams and the way in which gender issues are treated in them (in Ghana, Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda).
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    Raising productivity levels and alleviating poverty in Tanzania's rural areas: the case of non-agricultural activities

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 2000
    The study is a state of art review on non-agricultural activities and their role in raising productivity and alleviating poverty. The paper aimed at reviewing the literature related to rural non-agriculture activities (RNAs) in Tanzania.

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