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Measurement (Poverty)
Working Paper
Estimating utility-consistent poverty in Madagascar, 2001–10

We adapt the standardized Poverty Line Estimation Analytical Software–PLEASe computer code stream based on Arndt and Simler’s (2010) utility-consistent approach to measuring consumption poverty in order to analyse poverty in Madagascar in...

Measurement (Poverty)
Working Paper
Estimating utility-consistent poverty in Ethiopia, 2000–11

We adapt the standardized Poverty Line Estimation Analytical Software (PLEASe) computer code stream based on Arndt and Simler’s (2010) utility-consistent approach to analyse poverty in Ethiopia in 2000, 2005, and 2011...

Equality and inequality Measurement (Poverty)
Working Paper
Poverty trends in Pakistan

The official estimates of poverty in Pakistan have shown a remarkable and consistent decline in the poverty headcount during the previous decade...

Poverty Measurement (Poverty)
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 (Economics) Equality and inequality Measurement (Poverty)
Working Paper
Methods matter: The sensitivity of Malawian poverty estimates to definitions, data, and assumptions

This paper decomposes differences between the official poverty estimates of Malawi and a set of revised estimates by Pauw et al...

Aeronautics, Commercial Economic growth Poverty
Video
New Approaches to Measurement

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 4.3

Index numbers (Economics) Inequality Measurement (Poverty)
Video
Dynamics

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 4.2

Inequality Education Measurement (Poverty)
Video
The Impact of Policies on Inequality

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 3.3

Inequality Measurement (Poverty) Foreign aid
Journal Article
Targeting Social Transfer Programmes: Comparing Design and Implementation Errors Across Alternative Mechanisms

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Social Policy and Development

Government policy (Poor) Measurement (Poverty) Methodology (Poverty)
Working Paper
Poverty decomposition by regression: An application to Tanzania

We develop a poverty decomposition method that is based on a consumption regression model...

Infrastructure (Economics) Measurement (Poverty)
Book Chapter
Dimensions of African Inequality

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 1...

Economic aspects (Education) Equality and inequality Economic aspects (Human capital)
Journal Article
Evaluating Antipoverty Transfer Programmes in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa: Better Policies? Better Politics?

Part of Journal Special Issue Experiments in Development Economics

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development projects Measurement (Poverty)
Working Paper
Ghana: Poverty Reduction Over Thirty Years

Ghana is relatively rare among Sub-Saharan African countries in having had sustained positive growth every year since the mid-1980s...

Economic development Economic growth Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Growth and Poverty Reduction in Tanzania

After many years of relatively slow growth, Tanzania’s national accounts data report accelerated aggregate growth since around 2000...

Economic development Economic growth Equality and inequality
Journal Article
First Order Dominance Analysis: Child Wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo

This paper performs a multidimensional first order dominance analysis of child wellbeing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

Children Measurement (Poverty) Methodology (Poverty)
Book Chapter
Growth and Distributional Aspects of Poverty Reduction in South Africa

Distribution (Economic theory) Equality and inequality Poverty
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