Inflation Inequality and the Measurement of Pro-Poor Growth
The theoretical literature on pro-poor growth as well as its applications have not paid sufficient attention to the issue of varying inflation rates across the income distribution. Ignoring inflation inequality in pro-poor growth measurements can however severely bias assessments of pro-poor growth. Hence, we suggest simple methods which are able to redress such biases. As an empirical illustration we use the case of Burkina Faso and the growth incidence curve and poverty change decompositions as pro-poor growth measurements.
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