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Poverty reduction and the composition of growth in the Mekong economies

Warr, Peter

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In recent decades, the Mekong region has achieved impressive growth of output per person and large reductions in absolute poverty incidence. The region is defined here as the seven economies that border the Mekong River: five countries, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, and Vietnam; plus two provinces of China, Guangxi and Yunnan. Very little empirical work exists on the quantitative relationship between the rate of poverty reduction in these economies and the rate and nature of their...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60154
Book Title: Sustainable Economic Development: Resources, Environment, and Institutions**
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-800347-3.00025-X

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