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This page links to summaries of World Bank poverty analyses, including poverty assessments, poverty notes, poverty updates, country economic memorandums and development reports. The full text documents are also provided when available (use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the them).



COUNTRY

YEAR

TITLE


Bangladesh

2008

Poverty Assessment for Bangladesh: Creating Opportunities and Bridging the East-West Divide

 

2002

Poverty in Bangladesh: Building on Progress
 

1998 

From Counting the Poor to Making the Poor Count

 

  

India

2002

Poverty in India - The Challenge of Uttar Pradesh

 

2000

Policies to Reduce Poverty and Accelerate Sustainable Development

 

1998

Reducing Poverty in India: Options for More Effective Public Services

 

1997

Achievements and Challenges in Reducing Poverty

 

  

Nepal

2006

Resilience Amidst Conflict: An Assessment of Poverty in Nepal, 1995-96 and 2003-04
 

1999

Poverty in Nepal: At the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

 

1991 

Poverty and Incomes

Pakistan

2002

Poverty Assessment: Poverty in Pakistan - Vulnerabilities, Social Gaps, and Rural Dynamics

1996

Poverty Assessment

 

  

Sri Lanka

2006

Poverty Assessment: Engendering Growth with Equity: Opportunities and Challenges
 

2006

A Poverty Map for Sri Lanka -- Lessons and Findings: Policy Note

 

2001

Poverty Assessment
 

1995 

Poverty Assessment

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