Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Escaping Poverty Traps - Children and Chronic Poverty

In this issue of the Child Poverty Insights, Caroline Harper (Associate Director of the Chronic Poverty Research Centre and Head of the Social Development Programme, ODI), Hanna Alder (Freelance Research Assistant), and Paola Preznieto (Research Fellow, ODI) discuss: the importance of chronic poverty in development; what the drivers of chronic poverty are; the disproportionate effect of chronic poverty on children; and they provide key policy recommendations to address chronic poverty, particularly chronic child poverty.

Find this and previous issues of Child Poverty Insights, available for download in English, French and Spanish, here.