Tag Archives: Inclusive growth

Poverty and shared prosperity 2020: Reversals of fortune (World Bank)

The Poverty and Shared Prosperity series provides a global audience with the latest and most accurate estimates on trends in global poverty and shared prosperity. For more than two decades, extreme poverty was steadily declining. Now, for the first time in a generation, the quest to end poverty has suffered its worst setback. Poverty and […]
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Housing and inclusive growth (OECD)

The OECD has just published the report: “Housing and Inclusive Growth.”  Housing is key to inclusive growth. It is the biggest spending item of household budgets, the main driver of wealth accumulation and biggest source of debt for most households. Housing and the neighbourhood in which people live also have important implications for individual health, employment and […]
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African Economic Outlook 2020 (AFDB)

African economic outlook 2020 (AFDB) Africa’s economic growth has stabilized at 3.4 percent in 2019 and is expected to pick up to 3.9 percent in 2020 and 4.1 percent in 2021 but to remain below historical highs. Growth’s fundamentals are also improving, with a gradual shift from private consumption toward investment and exports. For the […]
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Have we reached ‘peak’ well-being? (Weforum)

By: Margareta Drzeniek-Hanouz & Gaëlle Marti  January  17,2017 Source: https://www.weforum.org