Structural poverty

The President of the World Bank Group estimated in 1998 that more than 20 million people living in east Asia fell back into poverty last year, and where, at best, growth is likely to be halting and hesitant for several years to come.
The structural and conjunctural causes of poverty have been known for a long time, and include uncontrolled population growth and neo-liberal models of economic development.
Narrower Problems:
Unchecked poverty cycle
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Date of last update
04.04.1998 – 00:00 CEST