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Poverty Essay

  • Submitted by: yangweiyun
  • on October 7, 2012
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 321 words

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POVERTY
 INCIDENCE
 IN
 SEA
 

Poverty
 &
 Inequality
 
•  Allevia2on
 of
 poverty
 &
  •  Measurement
  Economic
 Inequality
  –  Poverty
 line
 income
 
–  Core
 of
 al
 development
  policies
  –  Gini
 coefficient
 
•  0
 –
 40%:
 low
 inequality
  •  >
 40%:
 high
 inequality
 

•  Poverty
 
–  Minimum
 or
 acceptable
  standard
 of
 living
 
•  Inability
 to
 access
  resources
 

–  Vary
 across
 countries
 

Poor
 Popula2on
 in
 SEA
 
•  ¾
 of
 the
 poor
 in
 SEA
 live
  •  90%
 of
 poor
 in
 rural
  in
 rural
 areas
  areas
 
–  Dependent
 on
  agriculture
  –  Agricultural
  development
 &
 Rural
  development:
 key
 to
  growth
  –  Cambodia
 &
 Vietnam
 

•  Incidence
 of
 poverty
 in
  rural
 area:
 
–  5
 2mes
 as
 high
 as
 that
 in
  urban
 areas
  –  Excep2on:
 Myanmar
  with
 more
 urban
 poverty
 

Poverty
 Incidence
 in
 SEA
 
•  Eg:
 Indonesia:
 rural
  poverty:
 
 
–  45%
 in
 1984
  –  21%
 in
 2002
 

•  Achievement
 of
 MDGs
 
 
 
–  Depends
 significantly
 on
  the
 rural
 sector
 

•  Goal
 1
 of
 MDG
 

•  Eg:
 Philippines:
 
–  53%
 in
 1988
  –  47%
 in
 2000
 

Growth
 and
 Poverty
 Reduc2on
 
•  Interna2onal
 poverty
  line
 =
 1USD
 per
 capita
  per
 day
  •  2002:
 10%
 (more
 than
  50%
 drop
 from
 1990)
  •  Remarkable
 growth
 in
  SEA
 
–  Sharp
 declines
 in
 share
  of
 agriculture
 of
 na2onal
  output
 &
 employment
 

Growth
 and
 Poverty
 Reduc2on
 ...

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