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Poverty Dynamics
Journal Article
Snakes and ladders and loaded dice: Poverty dynamics and inequality in South Africa between 2008 and 2017

Longitudinal surveys allow us to understand how markers of (dis)advantage determine present material welfare and economic upward or downward mobility over time...

Economic inequality Poverty Dynamics Social stratification
Working Paper
Estimating poverty transitions in Mozambique using synthetic panels: A validation exercise and an application to cross-sectional survey data

In this paper we first validate the use of the synthetic panels technique in the context of the 2014/15 intra-year panel survey data for Mozambique, and then apply the same technique to the 1996/97, 2002/03, 2008/09, and 2014/15 cross-sectional house...

Poverty Dynamics poverty transitions Mozambique
Journal Article
The individual poverty incidence of growth

The canonical approach to analyse the poverty impact of growth is based on the comparison of poverty before and after growth...

Income mobility Poverty Dynamics Pro-poor
Research Brief
A game of snakes and ladders with loaded dice: Socioeconomic class and poverty in South Africa

South Africa is often cited as the most unequal economy in the world...

Economic inequality Poverty Dynamics Social stratification
Working Paper
The individual poverty incidence of growth

The canonical approach to analysing the poverty impact of growth is based on the comparison of poverty before and after growth...

Income mobility Poverty Dynamics Pro-poor
Working Paper
Snakes and ladders and loaded dice: Poverty dynamics and inequality in South Africa, 2008–2017

Longitudinal surveys can give insight into economic mobility, which allows us to understand how markers of (dis)advantage are consequential in determining material conditions in the present, and how these markers structure economic opportunity over t...

Economic inequality Poverty Dynamics Social stratification
Working Paper
Causal pluralism and mixed methods in the analysis of poverty dynamics

This paper examines the relationship between poverty dynamics, causal pluralism, and mixed method research approaches...

Poverty Dynamics Poverty measurement Methodology (Poverty)
Project
Frontiers of poverty analysis

Theme: 2008-09

The aim of this project is to take stock of the often overlooked options now available to researchers at the frontiers of poverty analysis and to illustrate their use in developing country contexts. The main project activity will be an international...

Poverty Inequality and Well-being Chronic Poverty
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