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Author Khan, Mahmood Hasan.

Title When is economic growth pro-poor? : experiences in Malaysia and Pakistan / Mahmood Hasan Khan
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (42 pages)
Series IMF working paper ; WP/02/85
IMF working paper ; WP/02/85
Summary This paper focuses on two central issues related to the contrasting experiences of Malaysia and Pakistan regarding poverty reduction. First, it examines the structure of economic growth and its proximate determinants in the two countries, including the initial conditions, institutional changes, and macroeconomic policies. Second, it analyzes the links between economic growth and poverty reduction, particularly focusing on public policy mechanisms to reduce poverty and inequality. Malaysia, unlike Pakistan, was able to sustain rapid economic growth with equally impressive reduction in poverty because the governments included the poverty reduction goal in national development plans and pursued policies consistent with the twin goals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 40-42)
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Subject Equality -- Malaysia -- Effect of economic policy on
Equality -- Pakistan -- Effect of economic policy on
Poverty -- Malaysia -- Effect of economic policy on
Poverty -- Pakistan -- Effect of economic policy on
Malaysia -- Economic conditions.
Pakistan -- Economic conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author IMF Institute.
International Monetary Fund.
ISBN 1281345628