33509-012: Conference: What Have We Learned From the Past 30 Years of Research in Poverty?

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While the last 30 years have seen the emergence of a large scholarly literature on poverty, its contribution to policy formulation remains unclear. To sharpen the Bank's understanding of important issues on poverty and improve its operational effectiveness, it needs to apprise itself of the intellectual developments in the academic world. The conference is an attempt to bridge the gap between the academic world and Bank operations and will feature a number of papers that will review the ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 33509-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number TA No. 5892
Approval Date 26 Dec 1999
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Economic and Public Affairs Management

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