Timeline of poverty studies

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1971 Literature Famine, Affluence, and Morality
1989 Organization (research center) National Center for Children in Poverty
1999 Literature Banker to the Poor is published by Muhammad Yunus and Alan Jolis.
2000 "A study by the World Institute for Development Economics Research at United Nations University reports that the richest 1% of adults alone owned 40% of global assets in the year 2000. The three richest people in the world possess more financial assets than the lowest 48 nations combined."[1]
2002 "The World Health Report, 2002 states that diseases of poverty account for 45% of the disease burden in the countries with high poverty rate which are preventable or treatable with existing interventions."[2]
2004 Literature The Working Poor is published by David K. Shipler.
2005 Literature The End of Poverty is published by Jeffrey Sachs.
2007 Literature The Bottom Billion is published by Paul Collier.
2008 Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?
2009 Literature When Helping Hurts is published by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert.
2011 "A 2011 OECD study investigated economic inequality in Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa. It concluded that key sources of inequality in these countries include "a large, persistent informal sector, widespread regional divides (e.g. urban-rural), gaps in access to education, and barriers to employment and career progression for women.""[3]
2011 Literature Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty is published by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo.
2016 Literature Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City is published by Matthew Desmond.

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  1. "Got $2,200? In this world, you're rich". web.archive.org. Retrieved 1 July 2020. 
  2. World Health organization(WHO). "World Health Report, 2002". Retrieved 1 July 2020. 
  3. Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising. OECD. 2011. ISBN 978-92-64-11953-6. doi:10.1787/9789264119536-en.