Molnar, Maria (2009): Development and poverty in Romania. Published in: MegaByte , Vol. 9, No. 1 (May 2010): pp. 103-109.
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The paper is concerned with poverty in Romania during a period of economic growth (2000-2008). The poverty incidence and profile before financial and economic crisis and the evolution of poverty in the context of economic growth and of a strong increase of households income have been studied, aiming to identify who is the most vulnerable at poverty risk and to find out if the growth was pro-poor or didn’t. A comparison with the others EU Member States offers some reference points for the evaluation of the actual dimensions of poverty.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Development and poverty in Romania|
|English Title:||Development and poverty in Romania|
|Keywords:||poverty, economic growth, Romania, financial and economic crisis.|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty > I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty|
|Depositing User:||Maria Molnar|
|Date Deposited:||11. Apr 2011 15:29|
|Last Modified:||30. Dec 2015 17:20|
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