Questioning pro-poor responses to the global economic slump

SOURCE: Review of African Political Economy
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2009
TITLE AUTHOR(S): P.Jacobs
KEYWORDS: ECONOMIC RECESSION, GLOBAL MARKETS, POVERTY
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 6133

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Abstract

This goal is not to repeat the well documented and exhaustive analyses of how the economic crisis started and evolved. Instead this briefing exposes the different ways in which the costs of the downturn and recovery with be downloaded onto the poor.