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Growth, poverty and distribution in Tanzania

Atkinson, Anthony B. and Lugo, Maria Ana (2010) Growth, poverty and distribution in Tanzania. Working paper, 10/0831. International Growth Centre, London, UK.

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Abstract

This paper is intended as a contribution to the debate about the relationship between economic growth and national objectives, and the way in which achievement of the latter can be assessed by alternative indicators of economic and social performance. Faster growth of GDP is an instrumental rather than a final goal, as has been recognised in recent decades with the emphasis on growth as a vehicle for poverty reduction, notably in the setting of the Millennium Development Goals.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/node/1261
Additional Information: © 2011 The Authors
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Sets: Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 25 May 2011 13:51
Last Modified: 25 May 2011 13:52
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/36376

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