ISBN 9789966846624
Pages 526
Dimensions 244 x 170 mm
Published 2009
Publisher University of Nairobi Press, Kenya
Format Paperback

Poverty in Africa

Analytical and Policy Perspectives

edited by Augustin Kwasi Fosu, Germano Mwabu

Poverty in Africa presents a comprehensive picture on the extent of poverty in Africa and the institutional constraints to poverty reduction, Prepared by eminent economists the volume provides an analysis of poverty, income distribution and labour markets, and offers a range of tools for monitoring poverty and assessing the impacts of various poverty reduction programs. Prepared for the African Economic Research Consortium the book is relevant not only in sub-Saharan Africa, but also in other world regions at similar stages of development.

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About the Editors

Augustin Kwasi Fosu

Augustin Kwasi Fosu is the Director, Economic Division of the United Nations Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, and former Director of Research at the AERC, Nairobi.

Germano Mwabu

Germano Mwabu is Professor of Economics at the University of Nairobi. He was co-director of the AERC project on Poverty Income Distribution and Labour Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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