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Can We Cure Poverty?

  • Gareth Rees
  • Charles Smith
Chapter
Part of the Economics Today book series (ET)

Abstract

What do we mean by ‘poverty’? Can poverty be cured? In 1990 the World Bank published a report on global poverty in which it said that for the poor the 1980s could be described as a ‘lost decade’.

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© Gareth Rees and Charles Smith 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gareth Rees
    • 1
  • Charles Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.St Donats, WalesUK
  2. 2.Bridgend, WalesUK

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