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2012 | 898 | 55-63
Article title

Czy wzrost gospodarczy w Polsce w latach 1998-2009 sprzyjał ubogim rodzinom?

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Title variants
EN
Was the Economic Growth in Poland between 1998 and 2009 Pro-poor?
Languages of publication
PL
Abstracts
EN
Poverty poses a particular danger to households with dependent children because they contain individuals who do not earn their own income. This makes identifying factors that influence the economic situation (and poverty) of such households one of the key issues in family-oriented policy. One of the essential questions concerns the relationship between the State’s general economic situation and family income and welfare; that is, does economic growth improve the relative position of families? In the case of pro-poor growth, the State would be absolved from transfer-based policy, which is in place to support poor families. With that in mind, the main aim of the paper is to analyse how positive economic growth influences the relative economic situation of families with dependent children. In the Household Budget Survey conducted by the Polish Central Statistical Office, families (both childless and with children) are distinguished from all households. Because of the unambiguously defined structure of such households and the special importance of families in the context of family-oriented policy, this research takes into account only such households.
Contributors
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  • Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wrocławiu, Katedra Badań Operacyjnych, ul. Komandorska 118/120, 53-345 Wrocław, Poland, marek.kosny@ue.wroc.pl
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Document Type
Publication order reference
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