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Title Shared prosperity and poverty eradication in Latin America and the Caribbean / Louise Cord, Maria Eugenia Genoni, and Carlos Rodriguez-Castelan, editors.

Published Washington, DC : World Bank Group, [2015]
2015.

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Physical description 1 online resource (xxvi, 325 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Series World Bank e-Library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1 Overview / Louise Cord Cord, Louise, María Eugenia Genoni Genoni, María Eugenia, Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán Rodríguez-Castelán, Carlos 1 -- Introduction 1 -- Transformational Change in Living Standards in the Region 3 -- Asset-Based Approach to Gauging Household Income 16 -- Income Generating Capacity of the Less Well Off 20 -- Final Remarks 43 -- Notes 44 -- References 47 -- 2 Shared Prosperity and Poverty Reduction in Urban Argentina / Santiago Garriga Garriga, Santiago, Emmanuel Skoufias Skoufias, Emmanuel, Liliana D. Sousa Sousa, Liliana D. 53 -- Introduction 53 -- Background 54 -- Diagnostics 56 -- Policy Discussion 63 -- Notes 71 -- References 74 -- 3 Poverty and Shared Prosperity in Brazil: Where to Next? / Javier E. Báez Báez, Javier E., Aude-Sophie Rodella Rodella, Aude-Sophie, Ali Sharman Sharman, Ali, Martha Viveros Viveros, Martha 77 -- Introduction 77 -- Impressive Pace of Poverty Reduction 79 -- A Positive Performance, but Challenges Remain 86 -- What Is Behind the Rapid Reduction in Poverty? 89 -- Challenges Ahead and the Role of Policy in Poverty Reduction 93 -- Final Remarks 108 -- Annex 3A Labor Market Characteristics, Brazil 109 -- Notes 110 -- Bibliography 111 -- 4 Toward Shared Prosperity in Colombia / Lea Giménez Giménez, Lea, Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán Rodríguez-Castelán, Carlos, Daniel Valderrama Valderrama, Daniel 115 -- Introduction 115 -- Background 116 -- Building the Foundations of Shared Prosperity: Recent Trends 118 -- Drivers of the Observed Changes in Poverty and Inequality 125 -- Boosting Shared Prosperity 129 -- Final Remarks 141 -- Annex 4A Decomposing Poverty Reduction 142 -- Annex 4B Incomes and the MPI 143 -- Notes 146 -- References 149 -- 5 Shared Prosperity and Opportunities in Ei Salvador / Megan Rounseville Rounseville, Megan, Mateo Salazar Salazar, Mateo, Kinnon Scott Scott, Kinnon 155 -- Introduction 155 -- Poverty, Shared Prosperity, and Inequality: Levels and Trends 156 -- Who Has Moved Out of Poverty in the Past Decade? 162 -- What Has Driven Poverty and Inequality Reduction? 165 -- Bringing about Change in Welfare and Shared Prosperity 171 -- Final Remarks 184 -- Annex 5A Supplementary Data 186 -- Notes 190 -- References 192 -- 6 Is Mexico on the Path to Shared Prosperity? / Kiyomi Cadena Cadena, Kiyomi, Kinnon Scott Scott, Kinnon, Erwin R. Tiongson Tiongson, Erwin R. 195 -- Introduction 195 -- Macroeconomic Context 196 -- Welfare Trends over the Past 20 Years 199 -- Drivers of the Trends in Welfare 207 -- Policy Channels for Poverty Reduction 214 -- Final Remarks: The Policy Challenge 226 -- Annex 6A Data Sources 228 -- Annex 6B Migration and the Labor Force 232 -- Notes 233 -- References 238 -- 7 Poverty and Shared Prosperity in Paraguay / Santiago Garriga Garriga, Santiago, Luis F. López-Calva López-Calva, Luis F., María Ana Lugo Lugo, María Ana, Alejandro Medina Giopp Giopp, Alejandro Medina, Miriam Müller Müller, Miriam, Liliana D. Sousa Sousa, Liliana D. 245 -- Introduction 245 -- Trends in Poverty and Shared Prosperity 246 -- Drivers behind the Trends 249 -- Key Challenges 256 -- Final Remarks 265 -- Notes 266 -- References 267 -- 8 Steering toward shared Prosperity in Peru / María Eugenia Genoni Genoni, María Eugenia, Mateo Salazar Salazar, Mateo 269 -- Introduction 269 -- Outstanding Performance in Poverty Reduction 270 -- Inequality Has Narrowed, but Remains Significant 276 -- Economic Growth: The Main Driver of Improvement 278 -- Opportunities to Boost Shared Prosperity 282 -- Final Remarks 295 -- Annex 8A Poverty Rates and Gini Coefficients 296 -- Annex 8B Profile of the Poor and the Bottom 40 297 -- Annex 8C Macrodata 297 -- Annex 8D Decomposition of Changes in Extreme Poverty and Inequality by Income Components 298 -- Notes 299 -- References 300 -- 9 Poverty and Shared Prosperity In Uruguay / Oscar Barriga Cabanillas Cabanillas, Oscar Barriga, Marina Gindelsky Gindelsky, Marina, María Ana Lugo Lugo, María Ana, Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán Rodríguez-Castelán, Carlos, Liliana D. Sousa Sousa, Liliana D. 303 -- Introduction 303 -- Trends in Growth, Poverty, and Shared Prosperity 304 -- Drivers of the Reductions in Poverty and Inequality 309 -- Key Challenges 317 -- Final Remarks 322 -- Notes 323 -- References 324.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Cord, Louise, editor.
Genoni, Maria E., editor.
Rodríguez-Castelán, Carlos, editor.
World Bank Group, issuing body.
Subject Economic assistance, Domestic -- Caribbean Area.
Economic assistance, Domestic -- Latin America.
Economic development -- Caribbean Area.
Economic development -- Latin America.
Income distribution -- Caribbean Area.
Income distribution -- Latin America.
Poverty -- Government policy -- Caribbean Area.
Poverty -- Government policy -- Latin America.
Poverty -- Caribbean Area.
Poverty -- Latin America.
Caribbean Area -- Social policy.
Latin America -- Social policy.
ISBN 1464803579
9781464803574