Making Work Pay in Madagascar

Making Work Pay in Madagascar

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Poor people derive most of their income from work; however, there is insufficient understanding of the role of employment and earnings as a linkage between growth and poverty reduction, especially in low income countries. With the objective of providing inputs into the policy discussion on how to enhance poverty reduction through increased employment and earnings for given growth levels, this study explores this linkage in the case of Madagascar using data from the national accounts and household surveys from the years 1999, 2001, and 2005, a period characterized among others by a short but se.Table 6.3 Median Monthly Earnings by Employment Status, by Quintile and Poverty Level, 2005 and 2001 (MGA 1, 000) Source: HHS ... It does this by showing the various sources from which household income is derived and the shares of household income that those ... 58.70 33.50 21.00 Nonpoor 108.70 99.90 60.50 Agriculturea Wage employmentb Nonfarm enterprise Net transfersc Total 2005 68.6.

Title:Making Work Pay in Madagascar
Author:Margo Hoftijzer, Pierella Paci
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 2008-01-01


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