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Antipoverty Transfers and Inclusive Growth in Brazil

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January, 2015

The paper examines the growth of antipoverty transfers in Brazil and their role in securing inclusive growth. Since the turn of the century, Brazil has managed to combine improvement in its growth performance, by the standards of recent decades, with substantial, and arguably unprecedented, reductions in poverty and inequality. There is considerable interest in the mix of economic and social policies responsible for inclusive growth in Brazil, including from countries in Africa. 

International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)

School of Environment, Education and Development, The University of Manchester,

Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9PL

iriba@manchester.ac.uk

www.brazil4africa.org

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