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The End of Global Poverty: Is the UN Sustainable Development Goal 1 (Still) Achievable?

Hoy, Christopher; Sumner, Andy


This paper asks whether the UN Sustainable Development Goal to end poverty is achievable in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. We discuss various estimates of the poverty impact of the pandemic. We then differentiate growth-poverty-inequality pathways based on empirical observations from developing countries over the last 25 years. We take the most equitable growth pathways (characterised by mean household income/consumption expenditure growth per capita with the largest falls in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021-09-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Policy
DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12992


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