Constructing an Indicator of Consumption for the Analysis of Poverty. Principles and Illustrations with Reference to Ecuador
AbstractThis paper is concerned with the derivation of a welfare indicator for households from consumption data. It examines, illustrating with reference to data for ecuador, several of the steps involved in contructing consumption aggregates and highlights some of the principles which should guide the analysis.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Bank - Living Standards Measurement in its series Papers with number 127.
Length: 39 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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