Publications An Asian Poverty Line? In general, countries maintain the same national poverty lines over time, adjusting them for inflation to remain constant in real terms. Recognizing rights is vital both for indigenous communities and for women, bolstering their bargaining power, household welfare, and equality of opportunity through asset ownership. Few poor people, however, are covered by social protection programs. Regional data exclude OECD member countries. In the extreme poverty rate stood at We consider various ways of creating an Asia-specific poverty line, including an Asia-specific international income poverty line using purchasing-power parity [PPP] adjusted dollars that is derived from Asian national poverty lines.
Statistical Abstract of the United States: A Field Guide to the U. This compares with 10 percent for all Americans 25 and older. Work and Employment 1. Of course some Asian countries like Japan and South Korea are not as poor as others like Cambodia, with Asian poverty being concentrated in South Asia. Identity, Images, Issues Past and Present. Brewer, Cynthia, Trudy A.
Poverty in Asia
Poor in a Rich World. Work and Employment 1. Contemporary Trends and Issues. Of course some Asian countries like Japan and South Korea are not as poor as others like Cambodia, with Asian poverty being concentrated in South Asia. Education and Internet Use
Description: Asia till recently attracted less foreign investment than Latin America, but more of it has been stable longer-term European investment. Denton, Nancy and Stewart E. And the recent growth of microfinance in South Asia has not always proved helpful. And the likely prospect for aid in the short term is a sharp fall. Education, medicine, clean water and sanitation are often inadequate also 3.