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Abstract

Since reform and opening, the Chinese government has undertaken efforts and made remarkable achievements in alleviating and eradicating poverty. The absolute number of poor people in China fell by 500 million between 1981 and 2004, accounting for some 70 % of poverty reduction across the globe.

Keywords

Poverty Line Poverty Reduction Poverty Alleviation Poor Population Rural Poverty 
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  • Kun Yan
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  1. 1.Chinese Academy of Social SciencesBeijingChina

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