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Archive for February 2015

Two New CEQ Working Papers Now Available

Commitment to Equity is pleased to announce the availability of two new working papers published this past January. Click the title below to view: No. 22: Fiscal Policy and Ethno-Racial Inequality in Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala and Uruguay. By Nora Lustig No. 27: Public Transfer and Poverty Reduction: An Evaluation of Program Contribution to the Exit … Continue reading »

Pro-poor spending reduces poverty in Ethiopia

The World Bank has released the Ethiopia Poverty Assessment, a country with one of the highest poverty rates in the world in 2000. Today, the country has seen a 33% reduction in poverty (down from 44% in 2000) thanks to agricultural growth and pro-poor spending. Additionally, Ethiopia is one of the most equal countries in Africa, … Continue reading »