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The impact of infrastructure investment on poverty reduction and human development

The impact of infrastructure investment on poverty reduction and human development

a collection of five papers

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Published by Development Bank of Southern Africa in Halfway House, South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Infrastructure (Economics) -- South Africa.,
    • Poverty -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa -- Economic policy.,
    • South Africa -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Steven Friedman...[et al.].
      SeriesDiscussion paper / Development Bank of Southern Africa ;, no. 4, Discussion paper (Development Bank of Southern Africa) ;, no. 4.
      ContributionsFriedman, Steven., Development Bank of Southern Africa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC905.Z9 C34 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 186 p. :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL490925M
      ISBN 10191969238X
      LC Control Number98222045

        Among other important findings, the main one was that public investment in public infrastructure provoked a significant impact on poverty reduction. As for the other determinants, such as the increase in years of schooling, State budgets and the reduction of unemployment, they also contributed to decrease poverty incidence. Poverty reduction. Information and communication technologies for development help to fight poverty. A mobile phone being charged from a car battery in Uganda.

      Based on Eq., the estimation results of the human development index as proxy for poverty reduction are shown in Table There are six models (Model 1 to Model 6) that estimate the impacts of poverty reduction in ASEAN in the same way, but are different in the proxy explanatory variables. Infrastructure for growth and human development in Pakistan: a simulation analysis of fiscal policy options (Inglês) Resumo. This paper explores the use of fiscal policy to accelerate development in Pakistan during the period , with a focus on the creation of fiscal space for increased investment in infrastructure, as well as on indicators related to macro and sectoral.

      poverty reduction in four countries (Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia and Vietnam) wherein we may seek to quantify poverty impacts through econometric or simulation analysis. It is hoped that findings from the case studies will eventually provide the basis for development of policy principles and recommendations to foster progress in reducing poverty. Impact of Human Capital Development on Poverty Reduction in Nigeria Chikelu James Chukwubudom Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. Email: [email protected] Abstract: This study examines the impact of human capital development on poverty reduction in.


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The impact of infrastructure investment on poverty reduction and human development: a collection of five papers Author: Steven Friedman ; Development Bank of Southern Africa. Unlike those who argue that infrastructure development contributes to poverty reduction, opponents of this view note that infrastructure development does not have any bearing on poverty reduction and the link between the two is too weak to argue for a causal relation to File Size: KB.

The key was the belief that the development of infrastructure was the basis for economic growth, which, in turn, created the conditions for poverty reduction -. Publication | January Download Free: KB. Rural infrastructure investments can lead to higher farm and nonfarm productivity, employment and income opportunities, and increased availability of wage goods, thereby reducing poverty by raising mean income and consumption.

Poverty reduction requires economic growth which, when accompanied by sound macroeconomic management and good governance, results in sustainable and socially inclusive development Cited by:   The relationship between infrastructure, growth and poverty is empirically robust in the macro- economic and microeconomic literature as well as in the rapidly evolving randomised field evaluation studies.

This article appraises the role of infrastructure in economic growth and poverty alleviation in by: This means that both physical and non physical infrastructure (human capital) in the rural area have significant impact on poverty reduction in rural areas.

It must be further underlined that rural infrastructure development be it physical (roads, bridges, electricity, irrigation, etc) or non-physical (education and health, etc) not only improves rural economic capability, but also plays a direct and indirect role in reducing poverty.

The impact of infrastructure development on rural poverty reduction in Viet Nam (English) Public investment has made an enormous contribution to economic growth and poverty reduction in Vietnam.

But attempts to scale up this contribution will have to rely on increasing the quality, not the quantity of investment. Infrastructure, Poverty Reduction and Jobs. Infrastructure, Poverty Reduction and Jobs. This paper links infrastructure development with poverty reduction and employment creation.

It advocates for the incorporation of a local resource-based approach as an integral component of the proposed national employment strategy. The role and impact of road infrastructure on poverty reduction and maximizing returns on existing industrial investment and production.

to the human resource development of. poverty: an economic model and a governance model. The Economic Model postulates that corruption affects poverty by first impacting economic growth factors, which, in turn, impact poverty levels.

Economic theory and empirical evidence both demonstrate that there is a direct causal link between corruption and economic growth. Infrastructure development is considered an effective tool to promote economic growth and welfare level with in a state or country.

After World War II various governments invested to promote the quality of infrastructure and encouraged the private sector to make investment for infrastructure development. The paper investigates the impact of infrastructural development on poverty reduction in Nigeria.

Specifically, the relative effects of physical and social infrastructure. This sort of innovative, long-term financing will enable the global community to achieve this ambitious development agenda.

If we want to see significant change by – a more equitable world free of poverty – long-term finance for infrastructure is the right place to start. This post first appeared on The World Bank’s Voices Blog. Infrastructure is vital to economic development, as it is key to achieving higher and stable economic growth.

Although most economies in Asia have already developed their basic infrastructure, the focus of development is usually on the quantity rather than the quality. It recognizes that infrastructure development, including road networks, energy, and access to safe drinking water, is critical to economic integration, trade and investment promotion, and poverty reduction in Africa.

Therefore, the Medium to Long Term Strategic Framework (MLTSF) of the TICAD process forms the basis for a coherent strategic. Thus, aside from its growth benefits, agricultural productivity has significant poverty-reduction effects. The paper`s overall empirical results indicate a significant link between rural infrastructure and agricultural productivity.

Electricity and roads are significant determinants of agricultural productivity. governance. Strong economic growth therefore advances human development, which, in turn, promotes economic growth. But under different conditions, similar rates of growth can have very different effects on poverty, the employment prospects of the poor and broader indicators of human development.

chapter two: frameWork for Infrastructure, poverty reDuctIon anD economIc Development 5 Definition/ Key infrastructure Sectors 5 infrastructure and the Millennium Development Goals 6 the concept of Poverty and the Poor 7 infrastructure and Economic Development 9 Macroeconomic Evidence 9 Microeconomic Evidence   Despite the perceived role of efficient infrastructure as a critical element for economic growth, poverty reduction and the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), there is abundant evidence that Africa’s infrastructure is still much below international standards in terms of quantity and quality.

2 The poverty impact of public investment: theory 5 Macro-economic effects 5 Micro-economic effects 10 self-sustainable, as core investments in infrastructure and human capital will enable poor people to investment, growth and poverty reduction, and of.

investment in such roads had a greater influence on poverty reduction and national GDP than investments in better-quality, higher-volume roads. Investment in rural roads, particularly to provide initial connectivity, leads to greater school enrolment (evidence from many countries including.Investment in children today is the best guarantee of equitable and sustainable development tomorrow.

Poverty is a denial of human rights Poverty remains among the most important human rights challenges facing the world community. Based on the equal worth and dignity of every individual, human rights are central to well-being. The researchers analyze the impact of infrastructure in various aspects: regional competitiveness, economic growth, income inequality, output, labour productivity, the impact on the environment and well-being (in time and cost savings, increased safety, the development of information networks) (Bristow and Nellthorp ()).