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Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Pro-poor growth, absolute and relative definition
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Pro-poor growth is a term used for primarily national policies to stimulate economic growth for the benefit of poor people (primarily in the economic sense of poverty). Pro-poor growth can be defined as absolute, where the poor benefits from overall growth in the conomy, or relative - which refers to targeted efforts to increase the growth specifically among poor people.