A q-squared approach to pro-poor policy formulation in Namibia

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- other
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2007
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.Levine, B.Roberts
KEYWORDS: ECONOMIC GROWTH, INEQUALITY, NAMIBIA, POLICY FORMULATION, POVERTY
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 5012

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Abstract

Reduction of poverty and inequality through economic growth and employment generation has subsequently been at the top of the Namibia policy agenda. In the course of formulating plans to actively combat poverty, its definition has been broadened to go beyond just monetary measures and include concerns related to capabilities, vulnerability and exclusion.