Read the first chapter of 'Why Poverty Persists: Poverty Dynamics in Asia and Africa', which brings together the findings from panel survey analysis to increase insights into what traps people in poverty, causes them to fall into poverty or enables them to escape from poverty.
Author: Bob Baulch Read More
A summary of the influence and impact of ten years of research into chronic poverty conducted by the Chronic Poverty Research Centre Read More
The first Chronic Poverty Report examines what chronic poverty is and why it matters, who the chronically are, where they live, what causes poverty to be persistent and what should be done about it. A section of regional perspectives looks at the experience of chronic poverty in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, transitional countries and China. A statistical appendix brings together data on global trends on chronic poverty. Read More