How to achieve growth: The million dollar question

13 February 2008
Karen Ellis

There is now widespread recognition that achieving economic growth is the only way to secure long term development and poverty reduction. No country has succeeded in sustainably reducing poverty in the absence of growth. And growth is almost always good for the poor. We know the conditions that are conducive to growth, but that does not mean that achieving high and sustained rates of growth is easy - only a few countries have succeeded.

Karen Ellis