Chapter 1: Introduction and Summary to Poverty Reduction Policies and Practices in Developing Asia: A sustained rapid economic growth to reduce multidimensional poverty is a policy challenge facing developing Asia and the globe. This book is a joint effort to analyze poverty reduction in Asia. The focus is on drivers, best practices, and policy initiatives. This introductory chapter presents the background to the project and summarizes the contributions to this volume. It includes theoretical, methodological, and empirical research and policy-oriented papers with the aim to advance the measurement of poverty and poverty reduction policy analysis. The studies focus on: poverty alleviation with microfinance, urban, and rural poverty reduction policies, climate change and well-being, dimensions of poverty and its reduction, and decomposing poverty into its component sources. This edited volume by employing diverse up-to- date data and methods provide a wealth of empirical evidence and sound recommendations to policymakers and researchers in developing Asia to design and implement effective and inclusive policies and strategies to reduce poverty.
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