A Sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (2 Vol. Set) by Jeni Klugman

By Jeni Klugman

'A Sourcebook for Poverty aid options' is a consultant meant to aid low-income nations with the advance and strengthening in their poverty aid techniques. This publication has been designed as a source for research and discourse on poverty aid rules and courses on the kingdom point. every one bankruptcy adopts a layered technique, with a brief precis delivering total help on matters, a close consultant supplying methods to research and coverage improvement in addition to helping fabrics together with state case reviews, technical notes, and proposals for additional studying. 'A Sourcebook for Poverty aid suggestions' is prepared into volumes. 'Volume One' specializes in center ideas together with poverty size and research, and tracking and overview. Cross-Cutting matters, equivalent to participation, governance, and gender, also are mentioned in 'Volume One'. 'Volume ' concentrates on Macroeconomic and Sectoral methods.

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Setting priorities and sequencing reforms will also raise issues. For example, before introducing macroeconomic and structural reforms, national authorities should assess how the proposed changes in policies and programs are likely to benefit and harm the poor, both in the aggregate and by subgroups. An assessment of tradeoffs is needed. This may point to the need to strengthen social safety net programs prior to embarking on the reform program or modify the sequencing of reforms to ensure its successful implementation and to maximize the positive impact of poverty reduction.

Table 5 presents an illustration, highlighting the work needed to move forward in four core areas. Table 5 highlights the importance of having a full costing of proposed actions. Recall that a PRSP is expected to include tables summarizing the overall public expenditure program (capital and recurrent) and its allocation among key areas, which is discussed further in the next section, as well as a matrix of key policy actions and institutional reforms and target dates for their implementation. This in turn underlines the key role of line and delivery agencies in addition to core budget agencies in the process of putting together a realistic PRS.

418 Using Wage and Labor Force Participation Regressions ...................................................................... 420 Limitations of Income Vulnerability Analysis........................................................................................ 421 Beyond Poverty: Extreme Poverty and Social Exclusion ...................................................................... 421 Qualitative and Participatory Assessments ............................................................................................

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