volume 30, issue 3, P531-549 2014
DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/gru028
View full text
|
|
Share
S. Dercon

Abstract: With serious impacts of climate change looming in a few decades, but current poverty still high in the developing world, we ask how to spend development aid earmarked for the poor. Poverty reduction tends to be strongly linked to economic growth, but growth impacts the environment and increases CO 2 emissions. So can greener growth that is more climate-resilient and less environmentally damaging deliver large scale poverty reduction? Can aid be used for effective poverty reduction now without affecting carbon …

expand abstract