International Conference on "The Economics of Ultra-poverty: Causes and Remedies"
Topics: 1. Measurement: What is ultra-poverty? How does it differ from less extreme poverty? What are appropriate multi-dimensional measures? 2. Incidence: How much ultra-poverty is there? Where is it found? What are its local causes and characteristics (including disability, gender, and exclusion)? 3. Poverty traps, particularly empirical research 4. Effects of growth, conflict, and other economy-wide and regional conditions on ultra-poverty 5. Impacts of environmental and resource problems on ultra-poverty 6. Relationships between ultra-poverty and extreme inequality ("ultra-rich") 7. Nutrition and ultra-poverty 8. Design and evaluation of programs and policies to remedy ultra-poverty
|Event dates:||2012-03-22 – 2012-03-23|
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2012-01-02|
|Organizers:||Institute for International Economic Policy, George Washington University|
|Conference venue:||Washington, D.C.|
|Classification:||I3 - Welfare and Poverty|
|Event type:||Konferenzen, Tagungen; Conferences|