*  DEVELOPMENT: Uniting Against Extreme Poverty | Inter Press Service
"The starting point for us is that it is those who are living in poverty on a day-to-day basis who need to have a voice to tell ... "We have our own analysis of poverty which is the lack of basic security that leads to exclusion, the erosion of rights and the ... Africa, Civil Society, Development & Aid, Europe, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, Poverty & SDGs DEVELOPMENT: Uniting Against ... We've noted that in Africa, for instance, many of the authorities lived in poverty as children and as a result they didn't get ...
  http://www.ipsnews.net/2012/01/development-uniting-against-extreme-poverty/
*  Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers -- Operational Issues
... summarizes suggested guidelines for the development of poverty reduction strategies and PRSPs and discusses the role of Bank ... A description of the current poverty position--based on recent poverty assessments--recent trends in poverty and its ... Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy The reduction of poverty has been an integral part of Ghana's national development policy-- ... 4The Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF)-Operational Issues (forthcoming) and Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers: ...
  http://www.imf.org/external/np/pdr/prsp/poverty1.htm
*  US poverty rate unchanged; record numbers persist | LAMonitor.com
The overall poverty rate stood at 15 percent, statistically unchanged from the 15.1 percent rate in the previous year. Experts ... For last year, the official poverty line was an annual income of $23,021 for a family of four. While unemployment eased ... had expected a rise in the poverty rate for the fourth straight year, but unemployment benefits and modest job gains helped ... The nation's poverty rate remained stuck at a record level last year, while household income dropped and the number of people ...
  http://www.lamonitor.com/content/us-poverty-rate-unchanged-record-numbers-persist?quicktabs_2=0&mini=calendar-date%2F2013-04
*  Take On Extreme Poverty
Join the movement to end extreme poverty worldwide by 2030 by tackling such issues as education, clean water, gender equality, ... Understanding Poverty Global data and statistics, research and publications, and topics in poverty and development ... Join the movement to end extreme poverty worldwide by 2030 by tackling such issues as education, clean water, gender equality, ... five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. ...
  http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/video/2014/09/18/take-on
*  The Economics of Poverty Traps Part One: Complete Markets
We survey poverty traps in both convex and non-convex economies with complete market structures (Part One) and incomplete ones ... "The Economics of Poverty Traps: Part One: Complete Markets," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 1(4), pages 449-496, ... We survey poverty traps in both convex and non-convex economies with complete market structures (Part One) and incomplete ones ...
  https://ideas.repec.org/p/cie/wpaper/9606.html
*  Poverty Alleviation | State House Uganda
Functions of the Poverty Alleviation Department Home Improvement This component addresses general cleanliness and homestead ... In 2000, His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni established the Poverty Alleviation Department (PAD) in his office to ... Under the President's guidance, PAD developed the Presidential Initiative Against Hunger and Poverty to reflect His ... Income Generating Enterprises This component tackles poverty and lack of adequate incomes for households. The President's ...
  http://www.statehouse.go.ug/state-house-administration/departments/poverty-alleviation
*  Policies for Faster Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Role of the IMF -- An IMF Issues Brief
... with faster growth and less poverty, have been sown in recent years. This Issues Brief, after reviewing recent economic ... After two decades of economic stagnation and little progress in poverty reduction, the seeds of an economic renaissance in sub- ... Policies for Faster Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Role of the IMF. An IMF Issues Brief By IMF ... After two decades of economic stagnation and little progress in poverty reduction, the seeds of an economic renaissance in sub- ...
  http://www.imf.org/external/np/exr/ib/2000/120100.htm
*  Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
The Sixth Five Year Plan, as outlined in Bangladesh's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, targets strategic growth and employment ...
  http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/CR/Issues/2016/12/31/Bangladesh-Poverty-Reduction-Strategy-Paper-40388
*  Economic Significance of Specific Export Promotion on Poverty Reduction and Inter- Industry Growth of Ethiopia
In this policy approach, only rural households were able to acquire higher income and lower poverty incidence. These ... Simulation results, in general, indicated little achievements of economic growth and poverty reduction under selective export ... "A Computable General Equilibrium Micro-Simulation Analysis of the Impact of Trade Policies on Poverty in Zimbabwe," Working ... "Computable General Equilibrium Micro-Simulation Analysis of the Impact of Trade Policies on Poverty in Zimbabwe," Working ...
  https://ideas.repec.org/p/ags/aaea10/61739.html
*  Why Assist People Living in Poverty? The ethics of poverty reduction
The paper provides an examination of the relevance of ethics to poverty reduction. It argues that linking the shared values ... Given the extent to which poverty reflects injustice, they argue it is appropriate to consider poverty in the context of ethics ... Why Assist People Living in Poverty? The ethics of poverty reduction, Innocenti Working Papers no. IWP_2016_27, UNICEF Office ... By ethics of poverty the authors refer to the most basic arguments and processes used to justify how and why we assist people ...
  https://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/871/
*  Data & Research - New Estimates Reveal Drop In Extreme Poverty 2005-2010
Poverty reduction remains uneven across the globe. Feb. 29, 2012 - The number of people in extreme poverty and the poverty rate ... The poverty line is designed to compare spending power across different countries. That is done using the purchasing-power ... The poverty lines are applied to data on household consumption of commodities, or income if consumption is not available. ... Sub-Saharan Africa has reduced the $1.25-a-day poverty rate to 47% in 2008, the first time it has dipped below 50%. And the ...
  http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/0,,contentMDK:23129612~pagePK:64165401~piPK:64165026~theSitePK:469372,00.html
*  The Hidden Costs of Growing up in the Shadow of Wealth for Low-Income Children | William T. Grant Foundation
We know that growing up in poverty is toxic for children; but entering through the "poor door" may also exact a toll. ... The story for girls has been more complicated, with some evidence that reductions in neighborhood poverty lead to reduced fear ... than their low-income peers growing up in concentrated poverty. For low-income girls, the relative wealth of their neighbors ... Study tried to overcome this problem by randomly assigning housing vouchers to move families out of high poverty neighborhoods. ...
  http://wtgrantfoundation.org/the-hidden-costs-of-growing-up-in-the-shadow-of-wealth-for-low-income-children
*  Poverty Alleviation | State House Uganda
This is why he set up the Presidential Initiative on Poverty and Hunger. The Poverty Alleviation Department (PAD) in State ... You are here:Home,The State House,The President,Presidential Initiatives,Poverty Alleviation ... PAD works in tandem with other government anti-poverty initiatives. The programme aims at enhancing or supplementing the five ... One of the things that the President has been fighting endlessly is poverty. ...
  http://www.statehouse.go.ug/presidential-initiatives/poverty-alleviation
*  Philadelphia's Poverty Rates Explained in Five Charts
For a family consisting of one adult and two children, the poverty threshold was $19,337 in 2016, and the deep poverty ... which is defined by the Census Bureau as half the poverty income threshold. Philadelphia's deep poverty rate has generally been ... as well as the highest percentage of residents living in deep poverty, ... Philadelphia has the highest poverty rate among the nation's 10 most populous cities, ...
  http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/analysis/2017/11/15/philadelphias-poverty-rates-explained-in-five-charts
*  Social network capital, economic mobility and poverty traps
... escape from poverty traps. We model and simulate endogenous link formation among households heterogeneously endowed with both ... escape from poverty. However, the voluntary nature of costly link formation also creates exclusionary mechanisms that impede ... to the poor can crowd-in private resources by inducing new social links that the poor can exploit to escape from poverty. ... "The economics of poverty traps and persistent poverty: An asset-based approach," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & ...
  https://ideas.repec.org/a/kap/jecinq/v10y2012i3p299-342.html
*  Southern Poverty Law Center
... monitors hate groups and other extremists throughout the U.S. and exposes their activities to law ... The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable ... The Southern Poverty Law Center documented 954 active hate groups in the United States in 2017. ...
  https://www.splcenter.org/
*  Working for families in the UK | Child Poverty Action Group
We work to understand what causes poverty, the impact it has on children's lives, and how it can be solved - for good. ... CPAG's response to annual poverty statistics. 22 March 2018 Read our statement on the publication of the government's annual ... LCC students create animations showing experience of poverty. 19 March 2018 CPAG has been working with students at the London ... More than one in four children in the UK are growing up in poverty. It doesn't have to be like this. ...
  http://www.cpag.org.uk
*  Poverty
1. With poverty rising in 2003, are you better off financially than you were a year ago?. ...
  http://money.cnn.com/POLLSERVER/results/12924.html
*  Poverty threshold - Wikipedia
Absolute poverty[edit]. See also: Extreme poverty. Absolute poverty is the level of poverty as defined in terms of the minimal ... The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.[1] ... Relative poverty compared with other standards[edit]. A measure of relative poverty defines "poverty" as being below some ... Relative poverty measures are used as official poverty rates by the European Union, UNICEF and the OEDC. The main poverty line ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_poverty_line
*  Wealth and Poverty
They present radically different interpretations of chronic poverty.. The idealist is Sachs, whose 2005 The End of Poverty ... go to forbes.com/poverty for a link to them). But professor Sachs has a point: We devote more ink to wealth than to poverty. ...
  https://www.forbes.com/forbes/2007/1008/016.html
*  Poverty industry - Wikipedia
The terms poverty industry or poverty business refer to a wide range of money-making activities that attract a large portion of ... "The Poverty Business". Business Week. Retrieved 4 June 2010. Rivlin, Gary (June 2010). Broke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, ... These and other merchants, part of what might be called the poverty business... "EXPOSÉ on THE JOURNAL: The Business of Poverty ... The poverty industry makes roughly US$33 billion a year in the United States.[page needed] In 2010, elected American federal ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poverty_industry
*  Poverty Round Table
Overcoming Poverty by Empowering People.' ********************************************* Poverty was not created by God, but by ... Source - http://www.thesimpleway.org/macro/poverty.html] http://dwebsite.com/povertyroundtable ... Poverty Round Table is a Restricted Group with 109 members.. *Poverty Round Table ...
  https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/PovertyRndTable/conversations/topics/481
*  Poverty & Wealth
... Editors' Picks. * Atlantic Surging, Virginia Sinking. Nathalie Baptiste Feb 23, 2015 Rising sea level in ...
  http://prospect.org/topic/poverty-wealth?page=9
*  poverty Archives
Low Wages Do Not Cause Poverty. 4 years ago Beth Taylor Beth Taylor, Current Events, Economy, Education 0 ... It seems to make sense that low minimum wages are the cause of poverty, but that is not necessarily the case. Low wages may not ... Forty percent of us still think it's pretty common to go from poverty to wealth in the U.S., according to research from the ... Almost a quarter of the children living in America are growing up in poverty. Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King, Jr. ...
  https://www.payscale.com/career-news/tag/poverty
*  Poverty News
... Monday, September 26, 2011 By Khalil Bendib, Truthout , Political Image ... Poverty News Monday, September 26, 2011 By Khalil Bendib, Truthout , Political Image ...
  http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/7484