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La Evolución de la Pobreza en Bolivia: Un Enfoque Multidimensional


  • Werner L. Hernani-Limarino

    (Fundación ARU)

  • Paul Villarroel

    (Fundación ARU)


Este documento construye una medida de pobreza multidimensional para Bolivia basado en todos los derechos fundamentales establecidos en la Constitución de 2008 que pueden ser medidos en las encuestas; y documenta los cambios de pobreza observados en Bolivia durante la última década utilizando un enfoque multidimensional. En particular, extendemos el análisis de Hernani-Limarino (2010) de la evolución de la pobreza monetaria con un análisis que incorpora cinco dimensiones no monetarias: acceso a educación, seguridad social de corto plazo (salud), seguridad social de largo plazo (pensiones), vivienda adecuada, y servicios básicos de la vivienda (electricidad, agua, saneamiento básico y telecomunicaciones). Nuestro análisis muestra que, a pesar de la reducción observada en la pobreza monetaria, la pobreza no monetaria ha permanecido alta y elusiva durante la última década en Bolivia.

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  • Werner L. Hernani-Limarino & Paul Villarroel, 2012. "La Evolución de la Pobreza en Bolivia: Un Enfoque Multidimensional," Working Papers 01/2012, Fundación Aru.
  • Handle: RePEc:aru:wpaper:201201

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    Bolivia; Multidimensional Poverty; evolución pobreza; Bolivia; enfoque multidimensional; pobreza; pobreza monetaria; educación;
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    JEL classification:

    • I30 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
    • I39 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Other

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