Income growth, inequality and poverty reduction

A case study of eight provinces in China

This paper examines the growth performance and income inequality in eight Chinese provinces during the period of 1989–2004 using the China Health and Nutrition Survey data. It shows that income grew for all segments of the population, and as a result, poverty incidence has fallen. However, income gr...

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Volume: 20
Main Author: Goh, Chor-ching
Luo, Xubei
Zhu, Nong
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Elsevier Inc 2009
Elsevier
published in: China economic review Vol. 20; no. 3; pp. 485 - 496
Data of publication: 2009
ISSN: 1043-951X
1873-7781
EISSN: 1873-7781
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: China
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/igo
Series: China Economic Review
Subjects:
O15
P36
O53
Online Access: Fulltext
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