ECONOMICS AND RESEARCHDEPARTMENT
Anil B. Deolalikar
Asian Development Bank
ERD Working Paper No. 8
POVERTY, GROWTH, AND INEQUALITY IN THAILAND
Anil B. Deolalikar
Anil Deolalikar is Professor of Economics and of International Studies at the University of Washington. This paper stems from RETA 5923: Pro-poor Growth and Institutional Constraints to Poverty Reduction in DMCs. The views expressed in the paper are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the Asian Development Bank.
ERD Working Paper No. 8 POVERTY, GROWTH, AND INEQUALITY
Asian Development Bank P.O. Box 789 0980 Manila Philippines 2002 by Asian Development Bank April 2002 ISSN 1655-5252 The views expressed in this paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Asian Development Bank.
The ERD Working Paper Series is a forum for ongoing and recently completed research and policy studies undertaken in the Asian Development Bank or on its behalf. The Series is a quick-disseminating, informal publication meant to stimulate discussion and elicit feedback. Papers published under this Series could subsequently be revised for publication as articles in professional journals or chapters in books.
Abstract I. II. III. Introduction Previous Studies Poverty in Thailand A. Poverty Line B. Extent of Poverty and Changes in Poverty C. Regional Variations in Poverty Economic Growth, Inequality, and Poverty Reduction across Provinces A. Relationship between Levels of Poverty, Inequality, and Mean Income B. Relationship between Changes in Poverty, Inequality, and Mean Income C. Effect of Initial Inequality on Economic Growth Conclusions Annex 1: The Thai Socioeconomic Surveys References vii 1 2 3 3 4 6
8 9 12 14 14 15 15
ERD Working Paper No. 8 POVERTY, GROWTH, AND...