Poverty Studies

Spending on agricultural research and development, including extension services, is at least 10 times more effective in reducing poverty than spending on fertiliser or power subsidies, an ongoing study has shown. Spending ₹10 lakh on.

The World Health Organization has described poverty as the greatest cause of suffering on earth. This article considers the direct and indirect effects of relative.

SHS Papers in Women’s Studies/ Gender Research No. 2 THE ‘FEMINIZATION OF POVERTY’ AND WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS Valentine M. Moghadam SHS/HRS/GED

Poverty and disease often come together. That much is well understood. But how much does poverty foster disease? Or, how much can disease perpetuate poverty? And what’s the role of nature, given that so many infectious.

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Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money. Poverty is a multifaceted concept, which may include social.

A study has shown that severe poverty in the US has worsened in 2016, rising to almost half of all those living in poverty. Severe poverty, which is defined as those with income below half of the poverty level, makes up 45.6 per.

This part of the globalissues.org web site looks into some of the causes of hunger and the relationship with poverty. World hunger causes are found to be in the.

India has made remarkable strides at reducing poverty. Yet, 22 percent of the population or 270 million people are lives below the poverty line. Here, we profile the.

While conservatives are interpreting the continued existence of poverty in the U.S. as proof that President Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty” launched 50 years ago is a failure, a new study from Columbia University reveals that.

Global data and statistics, research and publications, and topics in poverty and development

Global data and statistics, research and publications, and topics in poverty and development

The study found no correlation between a given district’s socioeconomic. "There are many relatively high-poverty school districts where students appear to be learning at a faster rate than kids in other, less poor districts," Reardon.

SOUTHERN INDIANA — The poverty rate in Southern Indiana increased by nearly 60 percent from 2000 to 2010 after decreasing by 12 percent in the 1990s, according to a study by an Indiana University Southeast research team.

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African American adolescents growing up in conditions of worsening poverty are more likely than other kids to have risk factors for chronic illnesses – but strong emotional support from caretakers seems to offset the effects of the stressful.

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Leila Oakley arrived at Furman University from Tennessee in 2010 not sure what she would study. But she found herself taking courses that explained how poverty affects the world because she wanted to know how to change the.

Poverty has fallen for kids in white, Hispanic and Asian families in the last five years, but not for black children, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. About 38% of black children are still living below the.

Poverty in San Diego is not confined to the urban core of the city. New research from National University found concentrated pockets of poverty have increased in suburban neighborhoods. Poverty in San Diego is not confined to.

This fact sheet discusses how the U.S. government measures poverty, why the current

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin’s poverty rate reached a nine-year low in 2015, according to a new study. The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty study says the state’s poverty rate was 9.7.

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A study recently released by the Association for Canadian Studies claims that Quebec’s Anglophone population is worse off financially than their French-speaking neighbours. According to the study, which is based on data gathered in the.

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This fact sheet discusses how the U.S. government measures poverty, why the current

With families stumbling to put food on the table, it is said that little else is left to power their brains through other areas needed for cognitive functioning, lowering one’s IQ due to the effects of poverty. The studies suggested that those.

Climate change could mean a lot more than rising temperatures, rising sea levels and increased risks of natural disasters — it might also erase years of hard work to reduce poverty around the world. A new study published by the World.

An operational method for assessing the poverty outreach performance of development policies and projects: Results of case studies in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Dec 07, 2017  · If a family’s total income is less than the official poverty threshold for a family of that size and composition, then they are considered to be in poverty.

Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) is an independent, not-for-profit based in Johannesburg, South Africa, established in 2006.

Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) is an independent, not-for-profit based in Johannesburg, South Africa, established in 2006.

. anti-poverty programs in the developing world are difficult to apply to domestic poverty. That’s why it’s so telling and fascinating that a study on the cognitive downsides of poverty would find identical results in New Jersey and Tamil.

The evidence indicates that work requirements do little to reduce poverty, and in some cases, push families deeper into it.

An operational method for assessing the poverty outreach performance of development policies and projects: Results of case studies in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

GENEVA, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) — A latest study published in the U.S. magazine Health Affairs has shown that by 2030 vaccines not only will have saved millions of lives around the globe, but also will help prevent 24 million people in.

Winston-Salem is No. 2 on a list that nobody wants to be on. The Brookings Institute, a Washington think tank, puts metro Winston-Salem in second place on the list of larger metropolitan areas that have experienced the greatest.

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India has made remarkable strides at reducing poverty. Yet, 22 percent of the population or 270 million people are lives below the poverty line. Here, we profile the.

A new study. poverty rate measure (details here), and takes into account how poverty is affected by government transfer programs including food stamps, welfare, tax credits, social security, and unemployment payments. The.

Hong Kong’s Commission on Poverty released on Friday the latest official data on the city’s lowest earners, showing a slight increase in the proportion of people earning less than HKD4,000 per month. As many as one in five people in.