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Economic disparity in rural Myanmar

Ikuko Okamoto

Economic disparity in rural Myanmar

transformation under market liberalization

by Ikuko Okamoto

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Published by IDE-JETRO, NUS Press in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Burma,
  • Burma -- Economic conditions -- 1948-,
  • Burma -- Economic policy -- 1988-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIkuko Okamoto.
    ContributionsAjia Keizai Kenkyūjo (Japan)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22797730M
    ISBN 109789971693985, 9789971694319
    LC Control Number2008339293

      Figure 1 shows that during the great economic downturn of , average expenditures in rural and urban areas fell by 20% and 33%, respectively, narrowing the rural-urban gap in expenditures. “The bad food, the lack of food, the health disparities, the life expectancy, the incarceration rates, the violence, all of those pieces are all connected to the economic system and who has power,” said Erika Allen, co-founder and chief executive at the Chicago-based Urban Growers Collective.

    According to the Myanmar Health System Strengthening Review Report, there was evidence that expansion of rural health centres (RHCs) increased to 4 % in compared to ; however, there was a downward trend in and On the other hand, hospitals in urban areas increased from in , in , to in   Myanmar looks set to embrace the economic growth witnessed by the emerging Southeast Asian economies in the early 90’s. However, economists fear that if Myanmar fails to rethink some of its economic policies on how to balance the distribution of income, the rich will only grow richer while the poor will grow poorer.

      They claim that economic liberalism, where reduction of business regulations and decline of union membership are inevitable, is a cause of economic inequality [15]. In their analysis of the effects of Anglo-American neoliberal policies, their conclusion is that “the U.S. economic and social model is associated with substantial levels of.   --Frontier "The book is written in a non-technical language that is accessible to noneconomists, and it provides a good introduction to the way changes in the prices of rural commodities have affected the incidence of rural poverty." --Journal of Asian Studies "The book is .


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As her book’s title suggests, Okamoto is concerned to examine the extent to whichBurma’s move towards a more market-oriented economic system since has caused income disparities and other disparities in the. However, market liberalization in the industry surrounding this new export-oriented crop gave rise to growing economic disparities, largely determined by access to land, capital and credit.

Ikuko Okamoto explores these issues through a detailed case study of Thongwa Township, a place east of Yangon (Rangoon) in the major green gram producing region in the country. The rice production increase supremacist policy and rural economy in Myanmar: Focusing on income analysis based on household-level data collected in eight villages (in Japanese).

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It also looks at economic disparities “between” and “within” countries in the region. It provides coverage for Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos. To date, there are a limited number of studies addressing challenges in access to maternal health services in Myanmar, particularly in rural areas [11], within ethnically diverse regions [12] and.

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The survey is representative of the Union, its states, regions, and Union Territory, as well as urban and rural areas.

Launched in Nay Pyi Taw on Jthe Poverty Report finds that there has been a notable decline in poverty between andbut poverty and vulnerability to poverty still remain important issues in Myanmar. Inequality can refer to economic inequality which is the difference in how assets, wealth, or income are distributed among individuals and/or populations.

It is also described as the gap between rich and poor, income inequality, wealth disparity, wealth and income differences, or the wealth gap. Differences within regions—across cities, suburbs and rural areas—also affect racial inequality. The black population tends to be more concentrated in the central counties of large.

Income Inequality: The Gap between Rich and Poor (December OECD Insights) Adapting to the changing face of work: Policies to make the most of part-time and temporary work (AugustPolicy Brief) Does income inequality hurt economic growth.

- see related Figures and data (Decemberalso available in Japanese). Growing together: reducing rural poverty in Myanmar (English) Abstract. Policies that enable rural communities to participate in expanding economic opportunities can be central to inclusive growth in Myanmar.

Rural communities are home to the majority of Myanmar’s population, the majority of its many ethnic groups, and. Data and research on social and welfare issues including families and children, gender equality, GINI coefficient, well-being, poverty reduction, human capital and inequality., Gini coefficients, poverty rates, income, etc.

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