Halving poverty in Mexico

  • Juan Carlos Chávez-Martín del Campo, Manuel Gómez
  • Published 2008


107 Abstract: We estimate the required time and the minimum necessary growth rate to halve poverty incidence and poverty intensity in Mexico’s rural and urban areas for a series of counterfactual distribution and growth scenarios. Results show that, given the current income distribution, per capita incomes in the rural area would have to grow faster –in… (More)

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