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New evidence on the urbanization of global poverty (English)

Abstract

The authors provide new evidence on the extent to which absolute poverty has urbanized in the developing world, and the role that population urbanization has played in overall poverty reduction. They find that one-quarter of the world's consumption poor...  See More +

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  • Ravallion, Martin; Chen, Shaohua; Sangraula, Prem;
  • 2007/04/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS4199
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • New evidence on the urbanization of global poverty
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