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Protecting the poor from macroeconomic shocks (English)


Many developing countries faced macroeconomic shocks in the 1980s and 1990s. The impact of the shocks on welfare depended on the nature of the shock, on initial household and community conditions, and on policy responses. To avoid severe and lasting losses...  See More +


  • Ferreira, Francisco; Prennushi, Giovanna; Ravallion, Martin; Anees, Salman*Prennushi, Giovanna*Ravallion, Martin;
  • 1999/08/31
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS2160
  • 1
  • 1
  • 2010/07/01
  • Protecting the poor from macroeconomic shocks
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