Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020: Reversals of Fortune

Editor: World Bank Group
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: World Bank

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-46-481602-4
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Image Count: 75
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This edition brings the unwelcome news that COVID-19, along with conflict and climate change, has not merely slowed global poverty reduction but reversed it for first time in over twenty years.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Team
  • Abbreviations
  • Overview
  • Introduction: Global Goals, Shared Challenges
  • 1. Monitoring Global Poverty
  • 2. Shared Prosperity: Monitoring Inclusive Growth
  • 3. Key Socioeconomic Characteristics of the Global Poor: Vulnerability to Conflict, Climate Risks, and COVID-19
  • 4. Navigating Tough Terrain: Sound Principles, Good Maps, and Adaptive Learning