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Mesure et analyse de la pauvreté
[Poverty Measurement and Analysis]

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  • Coudouel, Aline
  • Hentschel, Jesko
  • Wodon, Quentin

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This chapter offers a primer on poverty, inequality, and vulnerability analysis and a guide to resources on this topic. It is written for decision makers who want to define the type of information they need to monitor poverty reduction and make appropriate policy decisions and for the technical experts in charge of the analysis. The chapter takes a broad look at tools for analysis and provides a brief introduction to each topic. It also outlines why certain information is essential in policymaking and how this information can be generated. This unpublished version of the paper in French was translated from an English version published in the World Bank's Poverty Reduction Strategy Sourcebook.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 10490.

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