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Public spending and the poor : theory and evidence (English)


Public spending is a potentially powerful instrument for fighting poverty. But how well is it achieving this objective? Can public expenditure policies be made more pro-poor? As budget cuts limit public resources, how can governments protect poor people...  See More +


  • Van De Walle, Dominique [ed.]; Nead, Kimberly [ed.];
  • 1995/11/30
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  • 2010/07/01
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