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Road Development, Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction in China

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Published by International Food Policy Research Insitute .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsInternational Food Policy Research Insti (Other Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11311656M
    ISBN 100896291413
    ISBN 109780896291416

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Road Development, Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction in China by Shenggen Fan Download PDF EPUB FB2

This report evaluates the contribution roads have made to poverty reduction and economic growth in China over the last two decades. It disaggregates road infrastructure into different classes to account for differences in their quality, and then estimates the impact of road investments on overall economic growth, agricultural growth, urban.

Road Development, Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction in China: (Research Report - International Food Policy Research Institute - IFPRI) FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE)) [Fan, Shenggen, Chan-Kang, Connie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Road Development, Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction in Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, 52 pages ; 28 cm.

Contents: Economic growth, regional development, and poverty reduction --Development of road infrastructure --Infrastructure development and poverty reduction: a literature survey --Conceptual framework and model --Data, model estimation and Title.

economic growth and poverty reduction. National Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at about 9 percent per annum from towhile per capita in come increased by 8. ROAD DEVELOPMENT, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN CHINA Shenggen Fan and Connie Chan-Kang * I. INTRODUCTION Since the mids, China has invested massively in road infrastructure.

The resulting expansion of the road network, in addition to policy reforms and improvements. Road development, economic growth, and poverty reduction in China. rr 1: Save page Previous: 1 of Next: View Description.

Page Flip View: Download: small (x max) medium (x max) Large. Extra Large. large (> x) Full Resolution. All (PDF) Print: This page. All. PDF; Text. The positive impacts of transportation infrastructure improvements on economic growth, social progress, and poverty reduction arise from several factors, including: • China was strongly committed to development-oriented poverty reductionŠand it File Size: KB.

China's road to development has followed a zigzag course. The alternate stretches can be signposted right or left in terms of the priority given to economic over political goals. Economic Growth On rightward stretches, under the direction of the group in the Chinese Communist Party whom Western observers call moderates, priority is given to economic growth and.

Accelerating Economic Growth and Reducing Poverty: The Road Ahead Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Government of Pakistan. ii Accelerating Economic Growth and Reducing Poverty: The Road Ahead (Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper) providing a strategic framework for development efforts and poverty reduction based on strong political commitment.

as well. Much of the observed poverty reduction has been due to continuous fast-paced economic growth in populous and initially poor developing countries such as China and India, which together lifted some million people out of poverty.

But countries like Indonesia, Pakistan and Vietnam were also leading contributors to global povertyFile Size: 1MB. 3 Lin (), Economic Growth, Incom e Inequality, and Poverty Reduction in China book P overty R ducti n in People's Republic of China, Asian Development Review, vol. 20, no. 2,pp.

4 HBhanumurthy and HMitra (), Economic Growth, Poverty, and Inequality in Indian States in the Pre-reform and Reform Periods, Asian Development Review, vol.

21, no. 2,pp File Size: KB. reduction is the growth rate times the Road Development elasticity of poverty reduction, or the “growth elasticity” (GE) for short—that is, the proportionate change in the measure of poverty that results from a given rate.

A large negative GE reveals that even a modest Economic Growth rate can bring rapid poverty reduction. For the US$1-a-day poverty rate, theFile Size: KB.

economic growth is nuanced. The Department for International Development (DFID) in UK () suspects the effectiveness of infrastructural assistance for two reasons. First, though important for economic growth, infrastructure investment had little relevance to poverty reduction.

Second, actual benefits from infrastructure were. Infrastructure, growth, and poverty reduction in China (English) Abstract. China has invested intensively in public infrastructure during the last 20 years. In the transportation sector, such investment has provided access to markets, facilitated domestic market integration, lowered costs of production and transportation, and Cited by: 1.

China’s rural poverty. Economic growth and poverty reduction. China’s economic growth and poverty reduction have both posted remarkable records over the past three decades. Per capita real GDP in was nearly 8 times as that in (Table 1).

Such rapid economic growth was accompanied by a significant dropFile Size: 98KB. Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Poverty Reduction in Contemporary China (Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy Book 13) - Kindle edition by Yao, Shujie. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Poverty Manufacturer: Routledge. from financial sector development to economic growth and poverty reduction.

The main purpose of this paper is to review the literature on the linkages between finance, growth, and poverty reduction, with a view to improving understanding of the rationale for development assistance to support financial sector development in developing by: China’s rapid economic growth has been the proximate cause of the huge reduction in the incidence of poverty since Yet, the growth process has been highly uneven across sectors and regions.

We test whether the pattern of China’s growth mattered to poverty reduction using a new provincial panel data set constructed for this by: "Road development, economic growth, and poverty reduction in China:" Research reportsInternational Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Fan, Shenggen & Zhang, Linxiu & Zhang, Xiaobo, " Growth, inequality, and poverty in rural China: the role of public investments," Research reportsInternational Food Policy Research.

of economic development and poverty reduction—but remained inadequate and of low quality. Since the s, Yunnan has been investing in expressway constructions and road network expansions, supported by the central government’s Western Development Strategy and ADB. ByYunnan had completed 2, kilometers (km) of expressways, nearly.

The Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (EGPRSP) is the overarching policy framework for the sustainable development of the Republic of Moldova in the medium term.

It should serve as the basis for developing and implementing new assistance strategies by. Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa explores critical policy entry points to address the demographic, societal, and political drivers of poverty; improve income-earning opportunities both on and off the farm; and better mobilize resources for the poor.

It looks beyond macroeconomic stability and growth—critical yet insufficient Cited by: 1. Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty. Measures, like those promoted by Henry George in his economics classic Progress and Poverty, are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of.

Alleviating Poverty through Local Economic Development Lessons from Nusa Tenggara i Foreword To stimulate an increase in people’s incomes, synergy between government and the private sector is essential, so that implementation of programmes matches local characteristics, conditions and potentials and responds to local Size: KB.

Regional road development, rural and urban poverty: Evidence from China. The study estimates the impact of road investments on overall economic growth, rural and urban growth, and rural and urban poverty reduction. To achieve these goals, an econometric model that captures the different channels through which road investment impacts growth and.

Overview of Poverty Reduction 2. Impacts of Economic Growth on Poverty Reduction 3. The Role of Government: Commitment, Policies, and Expenditures 4. The Poverty Eradication Programma Note: The debate about income poverty line, the numbers and percentages of the poor of China References Tables Poverty, in this paper, consists of two Cited by: 9.

The paper tests whether the pattern of China s growth mattered to poverty reduction using a new provincial panel data set constructed for this purpose. The econometric tests support the view that the primary sector (mainly agriculture) has been the main driving force in poverty reduction over the period since   large-scale infrastructure in economic growth and poverty reduction.

This initiative is based on the agreement at the Consultative Group (CG) Meeting for Vietnam (held in Hanoi), and the government plans to present a new chapter of CPRGS (on large-scale infrastructure development and poverty reduction) at the CG Meeting scheduled forFile Size: 1MB.

China has obtained great achievements in poverty reduction since 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 mids.

In addition, some new forms of poverty have by: Poverty Reduction in Ghana—Progress and Challenges: Overview. Show simple item record. Cited by: 9. Steady Growth across all sectors 3 table road development (transport Sector Strategy ) 55 Figure Large increases in Employment and Students 63 ECONOMIC dEVELOPMENt ANd POVErty rEdUCtION StrAtEGy.

(%) (%) (%) rwanda. Economic. rwanda. Poverty Size: 2MB. China has followed a remarkable development path over the past decades, fueled by strong growth, paired with investments in people to ensure that growth can translate into poverty reduction.

Consider that forty years ago, China was a largely agricultural poor economy, and that today it has one of the world’s largest economies, with its people.

Ang said that some commentators assumed her book was a study of government-led anti-poverty measures, when in fact it mainly focused on the economic reforms of the pre-Xi era that led to China’s. Poverty and poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa: An overview of the issues we critically discuss selected policies for economic development and poverty reduction.

In addition, while there are many commonalities between countries in the region, its people and particularly the poor at the centre of the poverty reduction and pro-poor. Poverty reduction and inequality reduction are desirable goals, not only for moral reasons, but also to promote economic growth and social and political stability.

Mora and Rist underline the importance of explicating a theory of change for every intervention. Evaluators have used a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods to measure. Fan, Shenggen and C. Chan-Kang.

Road development, economic growth and poverty reduction in China. International Food Policy Research Institute Research Report No, Washington, DC. Google ScholarCited by: 5. In sum, economic growth is a crucial factor in poverty reduction, but the level of inequality and its evolution affect its impact on poverty.

We now offer theoretical and empirical evidence suggesting that the causation runs in the opposite direction as well; that is, reducing poverty can help boost economic growth rates.

By analyzing the correlation between road infrastructure construction in different regions of Sichuan Province and poverty, it can be found that when road density is low, the poverty rate is relatively high, then further analysis tells that rural road construction influence the changes of the structure of peasnats' income and improve their viability.

To help remove the restrictions hindering the industrial development of poverty-stricken areas, the Chinese government has established two industrial poverty-alleviation funds.

With the current total strength of 15 billion Renminbi yuan and the duration of 15 years, the two funds are expected to operate at a larger scale in the future.

Meanwhile, revenue growth decelerated to percent in the first half of FY, because of lower import tax proceeds. The estimated poverty headcount ratio (at the $ per person per day international poverty line) was 15 percent in in Nepal, which further declined to 8 percent in.

China’s experience lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty in just a few decades holds important lessons. First and foremost, while randomized controlled trials and the types of targeted programs they assess may have a role to play in fighting inequality, the most powerful poverty-reduction tool is economic growth.Using panel data ofas well as time series data of in China, this paper examines the effect of transport infrastructure on economic .ADVERTISEMENTS: Population Growth and Economic Development of a Country!

When population grows faster than GNP, the standard of living of the people does not improve. In fact rapid population growth has been obstructing economic growth in developing countries like India where since population has been growing at a relatively high rate. In Table [ ].