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Journal Article
Income and consumption inequality in China: A comparative approach with India

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

Income inequality Consumption Consumption expenditure
Working Paper
Income and consumption inequality in China: A comparative approach with India

We analyse income and expenditure distribution in China in a comparative perspective with India. These countries represent extreme cases in the relationship of inequality to both wellbeing indicators...

Income inequality Consumption Consumption expenditure
Working Paper
Inequality in India: A review of levels and trends

This paper contributes to the literature by reviewing levels, trends, and structure of inequality since the early 1990s in India...

Consumption Data sources Economic inequality
Working Paper
The role of public health insurance in protecting against the costs of ill health: Evidence from Mexico

In the absence of health insurance, households have to self-insure against the risk of ill health, which may involve the use of mechanisms that have long-term consequences...

Public insurance Consumption Catastrophic risks
Blog
Poverty and wellbeing in Mozambique

The gains have been substantial and have occurred in both rural and urban zones...

Consumption Poverty
Working Paper
A review of consumption poverty estimation for Mozambique

We broadly review the challenges encountered and choices made in the national assessments of consumption poverty using the 1996/97, 2002/03, and 2008/09 budget surveys...

Consumption Poverty
Blog
Extreme poverty - the poorest are being left behind

At our 30 th Anniversary Conference we took the chance to interview Martin Ravallion of Georgetown University—we asked him to discuss his recent work on extreme poverty, and to highlight what he believes the major challenges in this area will b...

Consumption Equality and inequality Land tenure
Working Paper
Keep it real: Measuring real inequality using survey data from developing countries

This paper investigates how two effects drive wedges between nominal and real inequality estimates...

Consumption Equality and inequality Poverty measurement
Video
Progress in Data and Measurement

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 5.1

Database Inequality Health
Video
Country Experiences

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 2.3

Public expenditures Children Malnutrition
Working Paper
Income and price elasticities of demand in South Africa: An application of the linear expenditure system

This paper investigates the expenditure patterns of South African households using detailed cross-sectional expenditure and price data...

Aeronautics Consumption Food supply
Working Paper
Inequality of Opportunity During the Great Recession in Uganda

The paper proposes an analysis of the recent distributional dynamics in Uganda...

Consumption Equality and inequality Income distribution
Working Paper
Growth and Inequality in the Distribution of India’s Consumption Expenditure: 1983 to 2009-10

This paper undertakes an assessment of the evolution of inequality in the distribution of consumption expenditure in India over the last quarter-century, from 1983 to 2009-10, employing data available in the quinquennial ‘thick’ surveys o...

Consumption Economic development Equality and inequality
Journal Article
Intergenerational Mobility and Interpersonal Inequality in an African Economy

Part of Journal Special Issue Land and Property Rights

Consumption Equality and inequality Land tenure
Working Paper
Savings By and For the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda

The poor can and do save, but often use formal or informal instruments that have high risk, high cost, and limited functionality. This could lead to undersaving compared to a world without market or behavioural frictions...

Banking Choice Consumption
Journal Article
Savings by and for the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda

Part of Journal Special Issue Poverty, Development, and Behavioral Economics

Banking Choice Consumption
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