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Poverty, Inequality, and Inclusive Growth in Asia: Measurement, Policy Issues, and Country Studies (English)
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-05-01)
While Asia's growth record in recent decades is remarkable, it has been marred by rising inequality. Recognizing the potential negative economic, social and political consequences of rising inequality, more and more Asian countries are paying attention ...
Poverty Reduction Policies and Practices in Developing Asia
This edited volume copublished with Springer, is based on a selection of papers submitted to a workshop on poverty reduction and related issues in developing Asia–Pacific. Theoretical, methodological, and empirical research and policy-oriented papers ...
Ending Asian Deprivations: Compulsions for a Fair, Prosperous and Equitable Asia
(Asian Development BankRoutledge, 2013-08-01)
This book is written by a set of experts who have been working long on reducing various aspects of human deprivations in Asia. It begins with a discussion of the massive dimensions of deprivations that continue to exist in Asia. Although many countries ...
Poverty and Sustainable Development in Asia: Impacts and Responses to the Global Economic Crisis
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-04-01)
On 28-30 September 2009, the Asian Development Bank, the governments of the People's Republic of China and Viet Nam, and the ASEAN Secretariat jointly organized a high-level Asia-wide conference in Ha Noi on the social and environmental impact of the ...
The Environments of the Poor in Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Pacific
(Asian Development Bank, 2014-05-07)
This book is first in a series of a three-volume publication on the environments of the poor. It introduces a spatial approach to poverty, and argues that a triple win—reducing poverty, protecting the environment, and responding to climate change—is ...