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Social development and absolute poverty in Asia and Latin America

by Willy De Geyndt

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • Latin America,
  • Asia.,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Social indicators -- Asia.,
    • Social indicators -- Latin America.,
    • Poverty -- Asia.,
    • Poverty -- Latin America.,
    • Asia -- Social conditions -- Statistics.,
    • Latin America -- Social conditions -- Statistics.,
    • Asia -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.,
    • Latin America -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementWilly De Geyndt.
      SeriesWorld Bank technical paper,, no. 328
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN652.7 .D44 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 45 p. :
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL989649M
      ISBN 100821336959
      LC Control Number96027954

      The World Bank also became more involved in research on poverty and distribution in the s. A watershed was the speech Robert McNamara gave to the Board of Governors of the World Bank in Nairobi in , where he argued that reducing absolute poverty should become an important, if not the main goal of development policy.   Trying to explain this great difference between the United States and Latin America is the task taken up by Guillermo Yeatts in his recent book, The Roots of Poverty in Latin America. A native of Argentina, Yeatts is an economist by training and a successful businessman by vocation.

      Book Review of Poverty, Inequality and Policy in Latin America Article in The Journal of Economic Inequality 11(3) September with 17 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Of all the existing third world regions, Latin America is considered as the most developed, yet economic disparities that result in poverty and absolute poverty persist (Preston, ). Venezuela, Columbia, Bolivia, Argentina, Brazil, and Peru many more others are some the most adversely affected by poverty .

      The South Asian region, which comprises India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Maldives, in accounted for one-fifth of the world’s population, two-thirds of its absolute poor, and one-half of its illiterate adults. According to a well-researched study by Mahbub ul-Haq. Poverty Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean. Considering poverty of income, the proportion of population living with one dollar per day in LAC region decreased from % in to % in (70 million). In this article, Latin American and the Caribbean countries are contrasted to the BRIC group (Brazil, Russia, India and China).


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Social development and absolute poverty in Asia and Latin America by Willy De Geyndt Download PDF EPUB FB2

A social development perspective is used to seek an answer to why the incidence of absolute poverty is so different among developing countries in East Asia, South Asia and Latin America. It concludes that there exist other aspects of poverty unrelated to economic growth, such as lack of access to schools or health care.

Social development and absolute poverty in Asia and Latin America. [Willy De Geyndt] -- "Using econometric techniques analyzes causes of widespread poverty in Latin America and the 10 largest East and South Asian countries.

Social development and absolute poverty in Asia and Latin America (English) Abstract. A social development perspective is used to seek an answer to why the incidence of absolute poverty is so different among developing countries in East Asia, South Asia and Latin America.

It concludes that there exist other aspects of poverty unrelated See More +. A social development perspective is used to seek an answer to the question: why is the incidence of absolute poverty so different among developing countries in East Asia, South Asia and Latin America.

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Chapter 2 of the report reviews the distribution of per capita household income. Chapter 3 discusses the decomposition of workers' income inequality and chapter 4 absolute poverty. Finally, chapter 5 analyzes social indicators such as health, education, and demographic and employment indicators.

It is now estimated that both the percentage and number of people living in poverty at the $ a day level has fallen between and in all the world's developing regions, namely, East Asia, South Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

This book studies chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean. It identifies the chronic poor, explores their lives, and evaluates factors that may prevent them from escaping poverty.

Table Normative theories and their social policy implications 38; Table Incidence of absolute poverty by world region, 55; Table Relative poverty by world region, 57; Table GNP per capita by world region, 58; Table Key social indicators The poverty growth linkage is strongest in East Asia and that this linkage is essentially driven by growth in the industrial sector.

By contrast, in Latin America, South Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa, agriculture has had a greater impact on poverty reduction. Poverty in Latin America: the impact of depression (English) Abstract. This report synthesizes country working papers on the effects of the Latin American depression of on the poor.

It reviews the economic background to the present situation: decades of rapid development, crisis and depression. The social consequences. the 3rd China-ASEAN Forum on Social Development and Poverty Reduction and as the 4th ASEAN+3 High-Level Seminar on Poverty Reduction.

It was supported by various development partners. This book features selected papers from the Ha Noi conference. It is designed with the needs of policy makers in mind, utilizing field, country. Open Veins of Latin America, pp, Monthly Review Press, New York. [This volume provides a history of Latin America’s colonial and imperialist domination from the time of Columbus onwards, and its implications for poverty in the continent].

International Labour Organization (). New Approaches to Poverty Analysis and Policy, Volume I, vi +. The book analyzes the social consequences of recent development strategies in Latin America.

The volume introduces readers to official strategies, private initiatives and individual responses to issues of welfare and poverty during the twentieth century. These issues are addressed from several disciplines. Extreme poverty, deep poverty, abject poverty, absolute poverty, destitution, or penury, was defined by the United Nations (UN) in its report of the World Summit for Social Development as "a condition characterized by severe deprivation of basic human needs, including food, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health, shelter, education and information.

The scale and depth of absolute poverty in urban areas of Africa, Asia, and Latin America have long been underestimated for two reasons. The first is that estimates. Poverty is not having enough material possessions or income for a person's needs.

Poverty may include social, economic, and political elements. Absolute poverty is the complete lack of the means necessary to meet basic personal needs, such as food, clothing and shelter. The threshold at which absolute poverty is defined is always about the same, independent of the person's permanent.

An absolute poverty line usually reflects a minimum cost necessary to cover basic caloric and non-caloric needs, without reference to social context or norms.

A relative poverty line is defined relative to the average or median income or consumption in a particular society.

The poverty rate (or poverty incidence or headcount index) is the share of. ‍Welfare & poverty in Latin America. In the last ten years conditional cash transfers (CCT) have blossomed here and there, bringing new victories in the fight against poverty in Latin America. These programs offer social safety nets and poverty reduction effects at the same time.

Poverty measurement in Latin America Measurement of income poverty on the basis of household survey data us-ing the food share method was initiated at ECLAC by Altimir () and later undertaken regularly in ECLAC’s Social Panorama (ECLAC, ).

On the other hand, only in the eighties some countries of the re. Chapter 1 starts with a summary of our analytical approach to the globalization–growth–inequality–poverty nexus based on a review of the main channels through which globalization affects the poor directly or indirectly.

Next it presents a comparative analysis of the different ways the three developing regions (Asia, Latin America, and Africa) are affected by globalization .deprivation of those living in absolute poverty. 0 20 40 60 Latin America and the Poverty headcount ratio (%) Developing world Sub-Saharan Africa South Asia Middle East and North Africa Caribbean Europe and Central Asia East Asia and Pacific.Latin American countries face the daunting challenge of generating quality, formal employment.

The fight against poverty in the region has also enjoyed some successes, such as conditional cash transfer programs, in which the poorest families receive cash in exchange for sending their children to school and taking them for regular medical checkups.