Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty: Research Brief 5

Briefing papers
March 2010
Kate Bird, Kate higgins

This 5th Intergenerational Transmission of Povetry Research Brief 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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