Disability and development: an economic perspective

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Abstract

Eliminating poverty is the ultimate aim of the international development community. Persons with disability are overrepresented among those living in poverty, and yet have typically been left outside the focus of major development initiatives. One of the barriers may have been the scarcity of evidence about the relationship between disability and economic development.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEradicating extreme poverty
Place of PublicationZurich
PublisherCredit Suisse Research Institute
Pages16-23
Edition2018 Davos Edition
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Poverty
  • Disability
  • Economic development

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