Is Senegalese growth strategy pro-poor ?
The main purpose of Senegalese accelerated growth strategy (AGS) is to boost economic growth so as
to make poor people share its benefits. In any given economy, there is a relationship between growth, poverty reduction and income distribution. In this paper, based on a dynamic computable general equilibrium model and pro-poor measures, the author experiment the quality of AGS pattern. It turns out that growth generated by AGS is not pro-poor. However, its path is better for poor people than the one generated by the “business as usual” growth pattern.
Auteur(s) : Cabral François Joseph
Pages : pp. 144-155
Année de publication : 2010
Revue : Journal of Economics and International Finance
N° de volume : Vol. 2(8)
Type : Article
Mise en ligne par : CABRAL Francois Joseph