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Poverty reduction without economic growth ? explaining Brazil's poverty dynamics, 1985-2004 (English)

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Brazil's slow pace of poverty reduction over the last two decades reflects both low growth and a low growth elasticity of poverty reduction. Using GDP data disaggregated by state and sector for a twenty-year period, this paper finds considerable variation...  See More +

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  • Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Leite, Phillippe G.; Ravallion, Martin;
  • 2007/12/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS4431
  • 1
  • 1
  • Brazil
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • Poverty reduction without economic growth ? explaining Brazil's poverty dynamics, 1985-2004
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