Using a posterior
approach from 2005 to 2011, this article seeks to answer the question: does
economic growth benefit the poor or not in the Republic of Congo? The study
found that across the country, the index of pro-poor growth has been positive
and superior to one, which is indicative of pro-poor growth, but it is pro-rich
in urban areas. However, the study conceals disparities in the regions due to
the constraints of informational orders. The study recommends specific policy
measures to increase, specifically household surveys in twelve regions in the
Republic of Congo to better understand the extent of poverty.
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