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Global Poverty by Different Poverty Lines Since the Cold War

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Abstract

In this chapter, we discuss trends in global poverty since the Cold War taking several poverty lines. We provide a basis for a set of stylised consumption groups based on global consumption and show how the benefits of growth were distributed since 1990.

Keywords

Poverty Inequality Growth 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Newcastle University Business SchoolNewcastle upon TyneUK
  2. 2.Department of International DevelopmentKing’s College LondonLondonUK

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