Reducing poverty and improving equity

Reducing poverty and improving equity - because exceptional prosperity for the few at the expense of the many is neither justifiable nor sustainable.

770 million persons remained in extreme poverty in 2013, a figure equaling the combined population of the European Union and the United States. About 80 percent of the extremely poor and 76 percent of the moderately poor live in rural areas. In this paper for Elsevier, Andrés Castañeda, Dung Doan, David Newhouse et al present a... Read More

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