Global Poverty And The ‘New Bottom Billion’: What If Three-Quarters Of The World’s Poor Live In Middle-Income Countries?

Sumner, A.
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Sumner, A.(2010) 'Global Poverty and the New Bottom Billion: Three-quarters of the World's Poor Live in Middle-income Countries'

The pattern of global poverty has changed over the past two decades. Most of the world’s poorest people – or a ‘new bottom billion’ – are now found not in the poorest countries, but in middle-income countries.

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