Date Published:
Jun 01, 2003
Policy Notes
Focus Area(s):
PN 2003-04

Is poverty incidence higher among families with a bigger family size? Is there a cause and effect in the relationship between family size and poverty incidence? Dr. Aniceto Orbeta Jr. believes that indeed, there is. In this Policy Notes, he provides explanations and evidences of three channels--growth, distribution and conversion--through which demographic changes affect poverty outcomes.

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