Public expenditures, growth, and poverty in developing countries

Lessons from developing countries

Shenggen Fan, ed.
2008

1 Introduction 1
DAVID COADY AND SHENGGEN FAN
2 Public Spending in Developing Countries: Trends,
Determination, and Impact 20
SHENGGEN FAN, BINGXIN YU, AND ANUJA SAURKAR
3 Public Investment, Growth, and Rural Poverty 56
SHENGGEN FAN AND NEETHA RAO
4 Human Capital Expenditures for the Poor 109
DAVID COADY
5 Social Safety Nets 147
DAVID COADY
6 Public Spending, Growth, and Poverty Alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa:
A Dynamic General-Equilibrium Analysis 184
HANS LOFGREN AND SHERMAN ROBINSON
7 Lessons Learned: Major Findings and Policy Implications 225
SHENGGEN FAN AND ANNIE WHITE
Contributors 241
Index 243