Globalisation and Poverty, 2001

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Globalisation and Poverty, 2001

Publication Number

Published Date

December 2001

Type of Publication

Reports

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Other APEC Groups and Initiatives, Members Selected Publications

Accessed

14150

Pages

32

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Description

This publication demonstrates that globalization has reduced poverty and global inequality over recent decades. However, it also points out that good national policies, sound institutions and domestic political stability also matter.

  • Key Points
  • The Context of Poverty Today
  • Measuring Poverty and Inequality
  • Keeping Track of Progress
  • Evidence of Change
  • Incidence of Poverty is Declining
  • International Income Distribution is Becoming More Equal
  • The Poor Are Sharing the Gains Population on Less US$ 1 a Day ( % )
  • Quality of Life Has Improved
  • Policies for Reducing Poverty — Sharing Globalisation’s Benefits
  • Good Policy Choices Matter
  • Support for Good Policy Choices and Global Trade Reform is Essential
  • Sustaining the Momentum
  • References