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Adjustment and Poverty

Options and Choices

By Frances Stewart

© 1996 – Routledge

256 pages

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About the Book

The last decade has brought sharp adjustment and rising poverty for most of the developing world. Adjustment and Poverty: Options and Choices examines the major causes and results of this situation, including:

*the relationship between structural adjustment and poverty;

*the extent to which the situation was brought about by internal and/or external policies;

*the impact of the IMF and World Bank on adjusting countries;

*government tax and spending policies - with a particular focus on social sector spending;

*the possiblity of better policies in the future.

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General