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Understanding Growth and Poverty: Theory, Policy, and Empirics by Raj Nallari and Breda Griffith

Published By: Washington, D.C.: World Bank
ISBN: 978-0-8213-6953-1
Date of Publication: 2011


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Reviewed by: Marti Mestieri of Toulouse School of Economics
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.4.1230.r24
Review Pages: 1303-05

Book Review Abstract

Marti Mestieri of Toulouse School of Economics reviews "Understanding Growth and Poverty: Theory, Policy, and Empirics" by Raj Nallari and Breda
Griffith. The EconLit abstract of the reviewed work begins, "Presents an introduction to the theories and policies that affect economic growth and poverty. Discusses poverty and how we measure it; national income and how we measure it; growth, poverty, and inequality—an overview; government and the economy—a focus on fiscal policy; monetary policy, inflation, and exchange rates; financial development; development assistance; external debt; trade policy; institutions and growth; education; health; labor markets; land and agriculture; technology, entrepreneurship, and productivity; urbanization and growth; corruption and poverty; regulation and economic growth; shocks, volatility, and growth; the politics of growth and poverty; and climate change and the wealth of nations. Glossary; index."


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Marti Mestieri of Toulouse School of Economics


JEL Classifications

F13: Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
F34: International Lending and Debt Problems
I32: Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
O10: Economic Development: General
O23: Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development
O40: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General


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