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China’s Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction (1978–2002)

  • Hu Angang
  • Hu Linlin
  • Chang Zhixiao
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Part of the Procyclicality of Financial Systems in Asia book series (IMF)

Abstract

This chapter summarizes and evaluates trends of China’s poverty reduction in the period 1978–2002. China has obtained great achievements in poverty reduction since 1978 and made a major contribution to world poverty reduction. However, poverty reduction in China has not always come with economic growth, and its pace has slowed since the mid-1980s. In addition, some new forms of poverty have arisen.

Keywords

Gross Domestic Product Poverty Line Poverty Reduction Average Annual Growth Rate Income Poverty 
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  • Hu Angang
  • Hu Linlin
  • Chang Zhixiao

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