World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Welfare in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2001 : Measurement and Findings

By The World Bank

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0000198611
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 0.7 MB
Reproduction Date: 2005
Full Text

Title: Welfare in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2001 : Measurement and Findings  
Author: The World Bank
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Economics, Finance & business, World Bank.
Collections: Economics Publications Collection
Historic
Publication Date:
Publisher: The World Bank

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Bank, T. W. (n.d.). Welfare in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2001 : Measurement and Findings. Retrieved from http://members.worldlibrary.net/


Description
Economics

Excerpt
Introduction: Being able to measure welfare or poverty levels allows governments and their citizens to determine the effectiveness of government economic and social policies in improving the welfare of the population. Also, as many government and nongovernmental programs are specifically tailored to meeting the needs of the poor, being able to identify this group in the population is critical to the effectiveness and efficiency of such programs. And, finally, the impact of all social and economic policy on welfare can only be assessed by constant monitoring of welfare levels in a country. The need in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to measure and monitor welfare levels has been made more urgent given the events of recent years. The transition from a centrally planned to a market economy has dramatically altered the ways in which the population and the government interact as well as the sources of income of different population groups. As important in affecting welfare was the war in the early 1990s that caused destruction of the stock of productive capital as well as largescale movements of the population. This combined with the dislocation of private social safety nets and social capital has affected living standards and the vulnerability of the population to further economic shocks.

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Herzegovina and the Late Uprising; The C... (by )
  • The Turk and His Lost Provinces : Greece... (by )
  • Bosnian Refugees : Hearing before the Su... (by )
  • The Complete Aquarium Book; The Care and... (by )
  • The Aquarium; Its Inhabitants, Structure... (by )
  • The Growth of Freedom in the Balkan Peni... (by )
  • The Latest Crisis in Bosnia-Herzegovina ... 
  • History of the War in Bosnia during the ... (by )
  • Croatia, Bosnia and Herczegovina and the... (by )
  • Goldfish Varieties and Tropical Aquarium... (by )
  • The Goldfish and Its Systematic Culture;... (by )
  • The Aquarium : Volume 4 No. 41 Oct 1896 (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.