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Combating Poverty And Inequality Structural Change, Social Policy And Politics Combating Poverty And Inequality Structural Change, Social Policy And Politics

The report reveals how poverty and inequality cannot be addressed by narrow approaches to social protection, or faith in the by-now-discredited notion that the benefits of economic growth will sufficiently trickle down to the poor. The analysis points instead to the need for new directions in macroeconomic policy and structural change to generate decent employment.

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Version 2010
Category Theme 1: Poverty and inequality
Author United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)