The Chronic Poverty Report 2008/09: Escaping Poverty Traps

Tony Addison, Caroline Harper, Martin Prowse, Andrew Shepherd, Armando Barrientos, Tim Braunholtz-Speight, Alison Evans, Ursula Grant, Sam Hickey, David Hulme, Karen Moore

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportpeer-review


The report looks at possible solutions to chronic poverty, identifying five main traps that underpin chronic poverty: insecurity, limited citizenship, spatial disadvantage, social discrimination and poor work opportunities - and outlining key policy responses to these.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherChronic Poverty Research Centre
Number of pages148
ISBN (Print)9781906433093
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Global Development Institute


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