Using Simple Cross-country Comparisons to Guide Measurement: Poverty in the CFA Franc Zone
AbstractIn order to inform discussions on the extent of poverty in a country, it is often useful to compare the country’s poverty measures to estimates obtained in other countries with similar levels of development within the same region of the world. This short dissemination note provides estimates of poverty for countries from the Franc CFA zone and shows how simple cross-country poverty comparisons were used to inform poverty measurement in these countries.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 10482.
Date of creation: Oct 2007
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Poverty; Franc CFA zone; cross-country comparisons;
Other versions of this item:
- Quentin Wodon, 2007. "Using Simple Cross-Country Comparisons to Guide Measurement : Poverty in the CFA Franc Zone," World Bank Other Operational Studies 9551, The World Bank.
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-09-20 (All new papers)
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- Christiaensen, Luc & Scott, Christopher & Wodon, Quentin, 2002. "Poverty Measurement and Analysis," MPRA Paper 45362, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Backiny-Yetna, Prospère & Wodon, Quentin & Mungai, Rose & Tsimpo, Clarence, 2010.
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