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The last mile in ending extreme poverty / Laurence Chandy, Hiroshi Kato, and Homi Kharas, editors.

Publication:
Washington, DC : Brookings Institution Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 415 pages ; 24 cm
Edition:
1st Edition.
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Subjects:
Poverty.
Economic policy.
Economic development -- Social aspects.
Risk management.
Summary:
"Examines through new evidence, ideas, and solutions how to implement three central changes that could lead to the eradication of extreme poverty in the world: breaking cycles of conflict, supporting inclusive growth, and managing shocks and risks"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction / Laurence Chandy, Hiroshi Kato, and Home Kharas
Peace: breaking the cycle of conflict
No development without peace : laying the political and security foundations / Bruce Jones
Bridging state and local communities in fragile states : subnational institutions as a strategic focus to restore state legitimacy / Ryutaro Murotani and Yoichi Mine
Peace building and state building in fragile states : external support that works / Alastair McKechnie and Marcus Manuel
A thousand paths to poverty reduction / Gary Milante
Jobs : supporting inclusive growth
Agriculture's role in ending extreme poverty / John W. McArthur
Structural change and Africa's poverty puzzle / John Page
Public goods for private jobs : lessons from postconflict small island states / Shane Evans and Michael Carnahan
Transforming economies for jobs and inclusive growth : strategies for Sub-Saharan countries / Akio Hosono
Resilience : managing shocks and risks
Social policy and the elimination of extreme poverty / Raj Desai
The two fragilities : vulnerability to conflict, environmental stress, and their interactions as challenges to ending poverty / Stephen C. Smith
Toward community resilience : the role of social capital after disasters / Go Shimada
Contributors
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Chandy, Laurence, editor.
Katò„, Hiroshi, 1926-2013, editor.
Kharas, Homi J., 1954- editor.
ISBN:
9780815726333 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0815726333 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780815726340 (e-book)
OCLC:
884299382