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Working Paper
Poverty and Time

We examine the measurement of individual poverty in an intertemporal context. Our aim is to capture the importance of persistence in a state of poverty and we characterize a corresponding individual intertemporal poverty measure...

Aggregation operators Equality and inequality Index numbers (Economics)
Journal Article
An Economic Vulnerability Index: Its Design and Use for International Development Policy

Part of Journal Special Issue Vulnerability in Development

Economic assistance and foreign aid Human capital Index numbers (Economics)
Journal Article
Economic Vulnerability and Resilience: Concepts and Measurements

Part of Journal Special Issue Vulnerability in Development

Economic development Index numbers (Economics) Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
Designing Composite Entrepreneurship Indicators: An Application Using Consensus PCA

Existing indicators of entrepreneurial activity (such as the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Entrepreneurship Barometer, FORA’s Entrepreneurship Index, OECD and Economic Commission’s sets of indicators, among others) and several variable...

Entrepreneurship Index numbers (Economics)
Journal Article
Measuring intra-Household Health Inequality: Explorations Using the Body Mass Index

Part of Journal Special Issue Health and Development

Equality and inequality Food security Index numbers (Economics)
Working Paper
An Economic Vulnerability Index: Its Design and Use for International Development Policy

In response to the need expressed by the UN General Assembly, an economic vulnerability index (EVI) has been defined by the Committee for Development Policy...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Human capital Index numbers (Economics)
Journal Article
Measuring the Competitive Threat from China for other Southern Exporters

Part of Journal Special Issue The Rise of China and India

Competition Index numbers (Economics) International trade
Working Paper
Economic Vulnerability and Resilience: Concepts and Measurements

In this paper, economic vulnerability is defined as the exposure of an economy to exogenous shocks, arising out of economic openness, while economic resilience is defined as the policy-induced ability of an economy to withstand or recover from the ef...

Economic development Index numbers (Economics) Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
Measuring the Competitive Threat from China

In recent years there has been a growing literature that analyses the threat which Chinese exports pose to the exports of other developing countries...

Competition Index numbers (Economics) International trade
Book Chapter
Poverty, Pro-Poor Growth and Mobility: A Decomposition Framework with Application to China

From the book: Understanding Inequality and Poverty in China

Economic development Income distribution Index numbers (Economics)
Book Chapter
Marketable Wealth in a Poor African Country: Using an Index of Consumer Durables to Investigate Wealth Accumulation by Households in Ghana

From the book: Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Durable goods, Consumer Economic development Economic aspects (Households)
Book Chapter
Income-Based Measures of Average Well-being

From the book: Human Well-being

Comparative economics Income Index numbers (Economics)
Book Chapter
Composite Indices of Human Well-being: Past, Present, and Future

From the book: Human Well-being

Economic development Index numbers (Economics) Measurement (Poverty)
Working Paper
Poverty, Pro-Poor Growth and Mobility: A Decomposition Framework with Application to China

This paper proposes a framework for incorporating longitudinal distributional changes into poverty decomposition...

Economic development Income distribution Index numbers (Economics)
Working Paper
Marketable Wealth in a Poor African Country: Using an index of consumer durables to investigate wealth accumulation by households in Ghana

The study uses an asset index of consumer durables to track changes in household wealth in Ghana during the recent period of strong growth...

Durable goods, Consumer Economic development Economic aspects (Households)
Journal Article
Non-economic Well-being Achievement in Pacific Asia

Part of Journal Special Issue Well-being Achievements in Pacific Asia

Income Index numbers (Economics) Measurement (Poverty)
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