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A Review of the Relation between Economic Growth, Inequality and Poverty

Nguyen, Cuong (2003): A Review of the Relation between Economic Growth, Inequality and Poverty.

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Abstract

The objective of the present paper is to review the theoretical framework of poverty and its relations with economic growth and inequality. It includes six sections. The first section introduce the aim of the paper. The second section presents an overview of theories of economic growth. The third section discusses the definition and measurement of poverty. Next, the relationship between economic growth and poverty under the influence of inequality will be discussed in the fourth section. The fifth section is concerned with the concept and policy implications for pro-poor growth. The sixth section concludes.

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