(Book) Poverty in the Philippines: Income, Assets, and Access

Karin Schelzig, Asian Development Bank

Asian Development Bank, Ene 1, 2005 – 152 mga pahina

This publication examines official income poverty statistics and trends, but takes a multidimensional approach in exploring questions of access. The report looks at access by the poor to five important assets: human, physical, natural, social, and financial capital. The report identifies seven broad causes of poverty: macroeconomic problems, employment issues, rapid population growth, low agricultural productivity, governance concerns including corruption, armed conflict, and physical disability.

(Click on the link below to find the page where you can download the book)

http://books.google.com.ph/books/about/Poverty_in_the_Philippines.html?id=iVIW-Qh50HoC&redir_esc=y

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