Making Work Pay in Bangladesh: Employment, Growth, and Poverty Reduction

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Pierella Paci, Marcin Jan Sasin
World Bank Publications, 2008 - Business & Economics - 72 pages
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Poor people derive most of their income from work; however, there is insufficient understanding of the role of employment and earnings as a linkage between growth and poverty reduction, especially in low income countries. To provide inputs into the policy discussion on how to enhance poverty reduction through increased employment and earnings for given growth levels, this study explores this linkage in the case of Bangladesh. The study provides a background discussion of poverty, reform, and growth in Bangladesh, followed by an overview of the labor market: demographies, the institutional stru.
 

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Pierella Paci is Professor ofEconomics at City University, London.

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