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Poverty Impact of the Economic Slowdown in Developing Asia: Some Scenarios

dc.contributor.authorRana Hasan
dc.contributor.authorMaria Rhoda Magsombol
dc.contributor.authorJ. Salcedo Cain
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-30T14:44:37Z
dc.date.available2015-01-30T14:44:37Z
dc.date.issued2009-04-01
dc.identifier.issn1655-5252
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11540/1808
dc.description.abstractThis paper uses the empirical relationship between economic growth and poverty reduction observed between 1990 and 2005 and different scenarios for economic growth to get a sense of how the economic slowdown in the region will affect the incidence of poverty. Since most countries that we work with in this paper experience an increase in gross domestic product per capita even under our “low growth” scenario, poverty in developing Asia continues to decline in 2009 and 2010. What gets adversely affected, however, is the pace of poverty reduction. In particular, our estimates indicate that a reduction in growth of GDP per capita of 3 percentage points over growth registered in 2007—a year of high growth for many Asian developing countries—would result in almost 61 million additional $1.25/day poor in 2009 and 98 million additional poor in 2010 as compared to a baseline scenario of no economic slowdown.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherAsian Development Bank
dc.rightsCC BY 3.0 IGO
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo
dc.titlePoverty Impact of the Economic Slowdown in Developing Asia: Some Scenarios
dc.typeWorking Papers
dc.subject.expertPoverty Analysis
dc.subject.expertParticipatory Poverty Assessment
dc.subject.expertPoverty Reduction Strategy
dc.subject.expertExtreme Poverty
dc.subject.expertEconomic development
dc.subject.expertGrowth And Poverty
dc.subject.adbIncome Distribution
dc.subject.adbDemographic Indicators
dc.subject.adbSocial Justice
dc.subject.adbPrice stabilization
dc.subject.adbFood prices
dc.subject.adbPrice policy
dc.subject.naturalSocial change
dc.subject.naturalSocial accounting
dc.subject.naturalInequality of income
dc.subject.naturalEconomic growth
dc.subject.naturalQualilty of Life
dc.subject.naturalOpen price system
dc.subject.naturalPrice fixing
dc.subject.naturalPrice regulation
dc.subject.naturalConsumer price indexes
dc.title.seriesADB economics working paper series
dc.title.volumeNo. 153
dc.contributor.imprintAsian Development Bank
oar.themePoverty
oar.themeEconomics
oar.adminregionAsia and the Pacific Region
oar.countryBangladesh
oar.countryBhutan
oar.countryIndia
oar.countryMaldives
oar.countryNepal
oar.countrySri Lanka
oar.countryBrunei Darussalam
oar.countryCambodia
oar.countryIndonesia
oar.countryLao People's Democratic Republic
oar.countryMalaysia
oar.countryMyanmar
oar.countryPhilippines
oar.countrySingapore
oar.countryThailand
oar.countryViet Nam
oar.countryCook Islands
oar.countryFiji
oar.countryKiribati
oar.countryMarshall Islands
oar.countryMicronesia, Federated States of
oar.countryNauru
oar.countryPalau
oar.countryPapua New Guinea
oar.countrySamoa
oar.countrySolomon Islands
oar.countryTimor-Leste
oar.countryTonga
oar.countryTuvalu
oar.countryVanuatu
oar.countryAfghanistan
oar.countryArmenia
oar.countryAzerbaijan
oar.countryGeorgia
oar.countryKazakhstan
oar.countryKyrgyz Republic
oar.countryPakistan
oar.countryTajikistan
oar.countryTurkmenistan
oar.countryUzbekistan
oar.countryChina, People's Republic of
oar.countryHong Kong, China
oar.countryRepublic of Korea
oar.countryMongolia
oar.countryTaipei,China
oar.identifierOAR-001814
oar.authorHasan, Rana
oar.authorMagsombol, Maria Rhoda
oar.authorCain, J. Salcedo
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