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Attacking Poverty - Page 3
2000 - 335 pages
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Summary Proceedings of the Fifty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Board of ...

International Monetary Fund - 2000 - 43 pages
...century, we live in a world of profound contrasts. Unprecedented affluence and extreme poverty coexist. The average income in the richest 20 countries is 37 times the average in the poorest 20. The widening gap has, in fact, doubled in the past four decades. Both relative poverty and absolute...
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Development Matters: Christian Perspectives on Globalization

Charles Reed - 2001 - 162 pages
...little has changed internationally. According to the World Bank's World Development Report 2000-2001, the average income in the richest 20 countries is...20 - a gap that has doubled in the past 40 years. 22 Re-reading past synodical debates on international development it is possible to discern a theology...
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Hydroinformatics as Sociotechnology

A. Jonoski - 2002 - 260 pages
...almost half- live on less than $2 a day, and 1.2 billion - a fifth - live on less than $1 a day ... This destitution persists even though human conditions...20 - a gap that has doubled in the past 40 years. A similar picture and even a similar wording is presented in reports dated 10 or 15 years ago. In spite...
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Food Security and Environmental Quality in the Developing World

Rattan Lal, David O. Hansen, Norman Uphoff - 2016 - 480 pages
...the twentieth century than in all of the rest of history, the distribution of global gains has been extraordinarily unequal. The average income in the...20 — a gap that has doubled in the past 40 years. "Seventy percent of all people living on less than $1 per day are in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa....
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Imagine There's No Country: Poverty, Inequality, and Growth in the Era of ...

Surjit S. Bhalla - 2002 - 248 pages
...nations as well as within them. And also echoed by the World Bank in World Development Report 2000/2001 : The average income in the richest 20 countries is...20 — a gap that has doubled in the past 40 years, (p. 3) On page 51 of World Development Report 2000/2001, two contradictory statements about trends...
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A Future Without Child Labour: Global Report Under the Follow-up to the ILO ...

2002 - 138 pages
...population in the developing world. The average income today in the richest 20 countries is 37 times that in the poorest 20 - a gap that has doubled in the past 40 years. 10 Commitment on poverty 237. But a worldwide commitment now exists to attack poverty. The United Nations...
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The Politics of the New International Financial Architecture: Reimposing ...

Susanne Soederberg - 2004 - 229 pages
...February 2OO2. 1 6. 'The O'Neill Doctrine'. 17. Helleiner 1996: 18-19. 1 8. According to the World Bank, The average income in the richest 20 countries is...— a gap that has doubled in the past 40 years.' World Bank 2000: 3. 19. See excerpt from The Reality of Aid 2002, at www.devinit.org/ realityofaid/....
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Biography of a Subject: An Evolution of Development Economics

Gerald M. Meier - 2004 - 264 pages
...for females in South Asia, and 32 percent for males and 49 percent for females in Sub-Saharan Africa. The average income in the richest 20 countries is...20 — a gap that has doubled in the past 40 years; more than 80 countries have per capita incomes lower than they were a decade ago. The poorest 20 percent...
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Crunch Time

Mike Hanley, Adrian Monck - 2004 - 248 pages
...2002 that number had shot up to 225. The World Bank calculates that the average income in the world's richest 20 countries is 37 times the average in the poorest 20, and the gap doubled in the last four decades of the twentieth century. The UN figures that nearly half...
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The New Geography of Global Income Inequality

Glenn Firebaugh - 2009 - 272 pages
...sharply over the past 40 years" (World Bank 2000b, World Development Report 2000/2001, p. 51). • "The average income in the richest 20 countries is...20 — a gap that has doubled in the past 40 years" (International Monetary Fund 2000, p. 50). • "Gaps in income between the poorest and richest people...
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