Conceptualizing Chronic Poverty

@article{Hulme2003ConceptualizingCP,
  title={Conceptualizing Chronic Poverty},
  author={D. Hulme and A. Shepherd},
  journal={World Development},
  year={2003},
  volume={31},
  pages={403-423}
}
Abstract This paper provides a meaning for the term chronic poverty “in a nutshell” and explores the concepts of poverty, vulnerability and poverty dynamics that underpin this meaning. Subsequently, it reviews “who” is chronically poor, “why” they stay poor and what is known about policies to reduce chronic poverty. Despite the limited knowledge available it is clear that hundreds of millions of people are chronically poor, the causes are multifarious but can be analyzed through livelihoods… Expand
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