What is the influence of globalisation on the living conditions of the poor in less developed countries? How do different strategies of integration into world markets affect poverty at its different levels? Can globalisation contribute to poverty reduction? One aim of this research is to shape a new view on the relationship between integration into world markets and poverty reduction. Nopoor sheds light on policies aiming to compensate eventual negative effects of globalisation on the poor.
International and internal migration affects poverty by influencing flows of income through remittances, investments (including public goods), knowledge and technologies, and social values. Nopoor research aims to:
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The influence of globalisation on poverty and living conditions in less developed countries differs when compared and debated. The main objective of this WP is to assess how the different processes of integration into world markets have influenced poverty at different levels (industry and business, regional, rural and urban households and migrants) and the potential ways of improving the contribution of globalisation to poverty reduction, which might involve EU policy. Comparative studies will be conducted with the help of NOPOOR partners and are expected to shape a new view of the relationship between trade liberalisation and poverty reduction.
Madagascar: The impact of industrial strategies on poverty
What are the consequences of the end of the Multi-Fiber Agreement on the local garment clusters? What is the contribution of garment clusters to poverty alleviation in urban areas and their impact on urban /rural migration? (Research: UA-CEE)
Ecuador/Spain: Exploring the effects of Ecuadorian migration to Spain
What is the connection between migration dynamics and poverty alleviation? How can we address migration and return policies to maximize migration outcome in terms of poverty? (Research: UAM)
Cross-Country A nalysis: Economic, labour and human rights in relation to World Trade Law
This part of research provides a legal analysis of economic, labour and human rights, and verifies how these rights are applied in the current framework of World Trade Law. (Research: UPD, ITESM-EGAP)