This is a brief summary of ‘Where Have All the Poor Gone? – Cambodia Poverty Assessment 2013′.
Malnutrition has not improved even with high growth, poverty reduction and human development.
Book titles always speak of the flow of time. Where have all the poor gone?
I will look back into my work experience and share how it affects my work.
What do we mean by quality of growth? How do we measure it? How do policy makers operationalise it?
The poor sometimes make a live from illegal activities. Certainly, they do not want to do so but have no choice.
The first stock market will be open soon in Cambodia. It was actually scheduled to be established late last year. But as one may notice, it has been delayed.
What does poverty mean in Cambodia? This is the simplest but the most difficult question to answer. Some people say, ‘Less money defines poverty’. Others say, ‘Lack of access to basic needs and services for human life defines poverty’.
How can we explain the variations between countries in the impact of economic growth on poverty reduction?
The combination of the degree of economic growth, income redistribution, sectoral pattern of growth and other factors, especially human development may generate the variations between countries in the impact of economic growth on poverty reduction.