Poverty trends and poverty reduction in South Africa

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2006
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Aliber, C.Makomane
KEYWORDS: ECONOMIC GROWTH, ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE, INEQUALITY, POVERTY, POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 4579

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Abstract

This report provides an overview of South Africa's poverty reduction framework. It summarises what is known (or not known) about inequality trends in South Africa. It aslo summarises findings/arguments from other studies as to the relationship between poverty and inequality and economic growth in South Africa. Finally, it sketches an overview of the impact donor and NGO development initiative .