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How Should We Measure Global Poverty in a Changing World?

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  • Osberg, Lars
  • Xu, Kuan

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number RP2006/64.

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Length: 28 pages
Date of creation: 2006
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:rp2006-64

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Keywords: development; poverty; measurement; China; rural; urban;

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  1. François Bourguignon & Satya Chakravarty, 2003. "The Measurement of Multidimensional Poverty," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 1(1), pages 25-49, April.
  2. Richard V. Burkhauser & Timothy M. Smeeding & Joachim Merz, 1994. "Relative Inequality and Poverty in Germany and the United States Using Alternative Equivalence Scales," FFB-Discussionpaper, Research Institute on Professions (Forschungsinstitut Freie Berufe (FFB)), LEUPHANA University Lüneburg 12, Research Institute on Professions (Forschungsinstitut Freie Berufe (FFB)), LEUPHANA University Lüneburg.
  3. Coulter, Fiona A E & Cowell, Frank A & Jenkins, Stephen P, 1992. "Equivalence Scale Relativities and the Extent of Inequality and Poverty," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 102(414), pages 1067-82, September.
  4. Fields, Gary S, 1977. "Who Benefits from Economic Development?-A Reexamination of Brazilian Growth in the 1960's," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 67(4), pages 570-82, September.
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  1. Lars Osberg & Jiaping Shao & Kuan Xu, 2009. "The growth of poor children in China 1991–2000: why food subsidies may matter," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(S1), pages S89-S108, April.

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