Poverty alleviation in Jordan lessons for the future by RadМЈwaМ„n К»AliМ„ ShaК»baМ„n

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Published by World Bank, Middle East and North Africa Region in Washington, DC .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Jordan,
  • Jordan.

Subjects:

  • Poverty -- Jordan,
  • Jordan -- Social policy,
  • Jordan -- Economic Policy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 57-58).

Book details

StatementRadwan A. Shaban, Dina Abu-Ghaida, Abdel-Salam Al-Naimat.
SeriesOrientations in development series
ContributionsAbu-Ghaida, Dina., Al-Naimat, Abdel-Salam., World Bank. Middle East and North Africa Region.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC415.26.Z9 P67 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4008747M
ISBN 100821349589
LC Control Number2001368526
OCLC/WorldCa47250589

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[Raḍwān ʻAlī Shaʻbān; Dina Abu-Ghaida; Abdel-Salam Al-Naimat] -- "The incidence of poverty in Jordan declined between and This decline is related to the change in government policies from generalized food subsides, benefiting the rich more than the. The extent, depth and profile of poverty have been the subject of much debate since poverty became an issue in Jordan in the late s.

Until then poverty among the general population was low (estimated at below 3%), and it was only within the realms of UNRWA and its Special Hardship Cases Program that it was discussed as an issue.

However, since the economic crisis of the late s and the Cited by: 1. This report draws lessons for improving the policy design of poverty alleviation schemes in Jordan. The conclusions herein are based on analyses of trends in consumption poverty in Jordan and assessment of the impact of government programs (including food subsidies and cash transfers) on poverty alleviation in the s.

Abstract This report draws lessons for improving the policy design of poverty alleviation schemes in Jordan. The conclusions herein are based on analyses of trends in consumption poverty in Jordan and assessment of the impact of government programs (including food subsidies and cash transfers) on poverty alleviation in the s.

January 1, JORDAN POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGY 6 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Government of Jordan adopted its first Poverty Alleviation Strategy in recognizing poverty as a key development problem requiring a comprehensive policy for improving the lives of the poor and socially excluded, increasing their human.

As a result, the progress of the economic growth is sometimes receded, and social welfare of people is hardly maintained. All these aspects played a role in increasing the poverty rate from % in to % in Handling Jordan’s socio-economic challenges. Downloadable. The study aims at exploring the role of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in alleviating poverty in Jordan by investigating types, beneficiaries, incentives, obstacles and promoting measures of CSR in Jordan.

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The first official survey on measuring poverty in Jordan was in and a survey in titled: “Poverty Pockets Survey in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan”.

In this survey, the poverty line was calculated to a model household by using standard food basket. Jordan, Poverty Alleviation; Print Print. Send email Mail. Share on Twitter Tweet. Share on LinkedIn Share. Despite the many antipoverty programs of the s, poverty has persisted among hundreds of thousands of Jordanians.

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recent experience in poverty alleviation schemes to draw lessons for future poli-cy design report concludes that resumption and sustainabili-ty of growth, as well as continued prioritization of human development policies, remain the bulwark of sustained poverty alleviation for Jordan in the future.

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