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Maria Ana Lugo

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First Name:Maria Ana
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Last Name:Lugo
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Poverty and Equity Global Practice, The World Bank 1818 H St, NW Washington, DC 20433 USA


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Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
RePEc:edi:wrldbus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Lugo, Maria Ana & Raiser, Martin & Yemtsov, Ruslan, 2022. "China's economic transformation and poverty reduction over the years: An overview," KCG Policy Papers 8, Kiel Centre for Globalization (KCG).
  2. Kim,Lydia Y. & Lugo,Maria Ana & Mason,Andrew D. & Uochi,Ikuko, 2021. "Inequality under COVID-19 : Taking Stock of High-Frequency Data for East Asia and the Pacific," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9859, The World Bank.
  3. Lugo, Maria Ana & Niu, Chiyu & Yemtsov, Ruslan, 2021. "Rural Poverty Reduction and Economic Transformation in China: A Decomposition Approach," SocArXiv 8rbgw, Center for Open Science.
  4. Fernando Giuliano & Maria Ana Lugo & Ariel Masut & Jorge Puig, 2020. "Distributional Effects of Reducing Energy Subsidies: Evidence from Recent Policy Reform in Argentina," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0267, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
  5. Santiago Garriga & María Ana Lugo & Jorge Puig, 2018. "Effects of Food Prices on Poverty: The Case of Paraguay, a Food Exporter and a Non-Fully Urbanized Country," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0231, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
  6. Lea Gimenez & María Ana Lugo & Sandra Martinez & Humberto Colman & Juan Jose Galeano & Gabriela Farfan, 2017. "Paraguay: Analisis del sistema fiscal y su impacto en la pobreza y la equidad," Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Working Paper Series 74, Tulane University, Department of Economics.
  7. Christoph Lakner & Maria Ana Lugo & Jorge Puig & Leandro Salinardi & Martha Viveros, 2016. "The Incidence of Subsidies to Residential Public Services in Argentina: The Subsidy System in 2014 and Some Alternatives," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0201, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
  8. World Bank Group, 2015. "Volatility and Inequality as Constraints to Shared Prosperity : Paraguay Equity Assessment," World Bank Publications - Reports 18945, The World Bank Group.
  9. Francisco H. G. Ferreira & Christoph Lakner & Maria Ana Lugo & Berk Ozler, 2014. "Inequality of opportunity and economic growth: A cross-country analysis," Working Papers 335, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
  10. Cabanillas, Oscar Barriga & Lugo, Maria Ana & Nielsen, Hannah & Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos & Zanetti, Maria Pia, 2014. "Is Uruguay more resilient this time? distributional impacts of a crisis similar to the 2001/02 Argentine crisis," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6849, The World Bank.
  11. Paolo Brunori & Francisco Ferreira & Maria Ana Lugo & Vito Peragine, 2013. "Opportunity-sensitive poverty measurement," Working Papers 317, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
  12. DECANCQ, Koen & LUGO, Maria Ana, 2013. "Weights in multidimensional indices of wellbeing: an overview," LIDAM Reprints CORE 2493, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
  13. Lugo, Maria Ana, 2011. "Heterogenous peer effects, segregation and academic attainment," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5718, The World Bank.
  14. Francisco Ferreira & Maria Ana Lugo, 2011. "Multidimensional poverty analysis: Looking for a middle ground," Working Papers 251, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
  15. Atkinson, Anthony B. & Lugo, Maria Ana, 2010. "Growth, poverty and distribution in Tanzania," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 36376, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  16. Koen Decancq & María Ana Lugo, 2009. "Measuring inequality of well-being with a correlation-sensitive multidimensional Gini index," Working Papers 124, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
  17. Diego Battiston & Guillermo Cruces & Luis Felipe Lopez Calva & Maria Ana Lugo & Maria Emma Santos, 2009. "Income and Beyond: Multidimensional Poverty in six Latin American countries," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0090, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
  18. Maria Ana Lugo & Esfandiar Maasoumi, 2008. "Multidimensional Poverty Measures from an Information Theory Perspective," Working Papers 85, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
  19. Koen Decancq & Maria Ana Lugo, 2008. "Setting Weights in Multidimensional Indices of Well-Being," OPHI Working Papers 18, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  20. Maria Ana Lugo, 2007. "Employment: A proposal for Internationally Comparable Indicators," OPHI Working Papers 2, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  21. Maasoumi, Esfandiar & Lugo, Maria, 2006. "The Information Basis of Multivariate Poverty Assessments," Departmental Working Papers 0603, Southern Methodist University, Department of Economics.
  22. Maria Ana Lugo, 2005. "Comparing Multidimensional Indices of Inequality: methods and application," Working Papers 14, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.


  1. Lugo, María Ana & Garriga, Santiago & Puig, Jorge, 2022. "Effects of food prices on poverty: The case of Paraguay, a food exporter and a non-fully urbanized country," Revista Latinoamericana de Desarrollo Economico, Carrera de Economía de la Universidad Católica Boliviana (UCB) "San Pablo", issue 37, pages 7-43, Mayo.
  2. Giuliano, Fernando & Lugo, Maria Ana & Masut, Ariel & Puig, Jorge, 2020. "Distributional effects of reducing energy subsidies: Evidence from recent policy reform in Argentina," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(C).
  3. Francisco H. G. Ferreira & Christoph Lakner & Maria Ana Lugo & Berk Özler, 2018. "Inequality of Opportunity and Economic Growth: How Much Can Cross‐Country Regressions Really Tell Us?," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 64(4), pages 800-827, December.
  4. Oscar Barriga Cabanillas & Maria Ana Lugo & Carlos Rodríguez-Castelan & Hannah Nielsen & Maria Pia Zanetti, 2015. "Is Uruguay More Resilient This Time? Distributional Impacts of a Crisis Similar to the 2001–02 Argentine Crisis," Journal of Banking and Financial Economics, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management, vol. 2(4), pages 64-90, June.
  5. Francisco H. G. Ferreira & Maria Ana Lugo, 2013. "Multidimensional Poverty Analysis: Looking for a Middle Ground," The World Bank Research Observer, World Bank, vol. 28(2), pages 220-235, August.
  6. Koen Decancq & María Ana Lugo, 2013. "Weights in Multidimensional Indices of Wellbeing: An Overview," Econometric Reviews, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(1), pages 7-34, January.
  7. Diego Battiston & Guillermo Cruces & Luis Lopez-Calva & Maria Lugo & Maria Santos, 2013. "Income and Beyond: Multidimensional Poverty in Six Latin American Countries," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 112(2), pages 291-314, June.
  8. Koen Decancq & María Ana Lugo, 2012. "Inequality of Wellbeing: A Multidimensional Approach," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 79(316), pages 721-746, October.
  9. Maria Lugo, 2012. "Book review of “Multidimensional Poverty Measurement: Concepts and Application” by Udaya Wagle," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 10(3), pages 445-447, September.
  10. Derek Blades & Francisco H. G. Ferreira & Maria Ana Lugo, 2011. "The Informal Economy In Developing Countries: An Introduction," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 57, pages 1-7, May.
  11. Maria Ana Lugo, 2007. "Employment: A Proposal for Internationally Comparable Indicators," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(4), pages 361-378.


  1. Satya R. Chakravarty & Maria Ana Lugo, 2019. "Multidimensional Indicators of Inequality and Poverty," Themes in Economics, in: Satya R. Chakravarty (ed.), Poverty, Social Exclusion and Stochastic Dominance, pages 223-259, Springer.
  2. Esfandiar Maasoumi & Maria Ana Lugo, 2008. "The Information Basis of Multivariate Poverty Assessments," Palgrave Macmillan Books, in: Nanak Kakwani & Jacques Silber (ed.), Quantitative Approaches to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement, chapter 1, pages 1-29, Palgrave Macmillan.


  1. Francisco H.G. Ferreira & Julian Messina & Jamele Rigolini & Luis-Felipe López-Calva & Maria Ana Lugo & Renos Vakis, 2013. "Economic Mobility and the Rise of the Latin American Middle Class [La movilidad económica y el crecimiento de la clase media en América Latina]," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 11858, December.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 27 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-LAM: Central and South America (12) 2009-10-31 2010-01-10 2014-06-14 2014-06-22 2014-06-28 2014-08-28 2016-01-18 2016-01-18 2016-09-25 2017-12-11 2018-07-30 2020-09-21. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality and Poverty (11) 2009-10-31 2009-11-14 2010-01-10 2010-12-23 2012-07-23 2012-10-27 2013-12-29 2014-01-10 2014-06-14 2014-06-22 2014-08-28. Author is listed
  3. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (5) 2008-04-21 2008-05-05 2009-09-11 2009-11-14 2016-01-18. Author is listed
  4. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (4) 2009-09-11 2009-11-14 2022-03-07 2022-04-04
  5. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2018-07-30 2022-03-07 2022-11-07
  6. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2014-06-22 2018-07-30 2022-03-07
  7. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (3) 2014-06-14 2014-06-22 2014-06-28
  8. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (3) 2008-04-21 2008-05-17 2022-11-07
  9. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (2) 2009-09-11 2009-11-14
  10. NEP-CNA: China (2) 2022-04-04 2022-11-07
  11. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (2) 2016-09-25 2020-09-21
  12. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2014-06-14 2014-06-28
  13. NEP-REG: Regulation (2) 2016-09-25 2020-09-21
  14. NEP-URE: Urban and Real Estate Economics (2) 2011-07-13 2016-09-25
  15. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2011-07-13
  16. NEP-FDG: Financial Development and Growth (1) 2014-06-28
  17. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2011-07-13
  18. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2017-12-11


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