Predicting the effect of aggregate growth on poverty 1

  title={Predicting the effect of aggregate growth on poverty 1},
  author={Gaurav Datt and Krishnan Ramadas and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe and Thomas F. Walker and Quentin T. Wodon},
This Chapter explains the functioning of two simple tools that link poverty analysis with the simplest, most aggregated, representation of economic growth. In short, both tools can be considered the “ground floor” for evaluating the poverty and distribution effects of macro-economic policies. The insight upon which both tools are built is that the change in poverty can be decomposed into two parts: a component related to the uniform growth of income and, a component due to changes in relative… CONTINUE READING

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