TitleReducing poverty through growth and social policy reform in Russia / Radwan Shaban ... [et al.]
Imprint Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2006
Descript xxviii, 281 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm

CONTENT

The nature of poverty in the Russian Federation: Improving the methodology for measuring poverty in Russia ; The profile of the poor ; Regional dimension of poverty -- Economic recovery and poverty reduction: Post-1998 economic recovery ; The effect of economic recovery on labor earnings ; Poverty, growth, and inequality in Russia ; Impact of accession to the World Trade Organization on living standards and poverty -- Reforming sectoral policies for alleviating poverty: Improving the targeting of social transfers ; Reforming housing and utility services and protecting the poor ; Improving the poor's access to good-quality education ; Restructuring health care to decrease the vulnerability of the poor -- Poverty monitoring: Using the household budget survey to monitor poverty


Poverty -- Russia (Federation) Russia (Federation) -- Economic conditions -- 1991- Russia (Federation) -- Social policy

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