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Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty: Research Brief 5

Kate Bird
Kate Higgins


This Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty Research Brief 5 reviews the findings of four recently commissioned papers, drawing out their implications for understanding, explaining and developing policy against childhood, life-course and intergenerationally transmitted poverty. It highlights recent work on:

  • conflict and IGT in Northern Uganda;
  • exiting chronic poverty in Kenya;
  • Q2 research on chronic poverty and development policy in Tanzania;
  • IGT and inheritance: policy and practice.

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Research Brief


intergenerational transmission of poverty


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