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¿Son Fiables las Estimaciones de Pobreza en América Latina?


  • Sanjay G. Reddy

    () (Dept. of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University)


¿Cuál es el nivel de pobreza de ingresos en América Latina? ¿Ha estado disminuyendo? ¿Son fiables las estimaciones actuales? El enfoque más influyente para medir la pobreza de ingresos a nivel regional y mundial es él utilizado por el Banco Mundial, que establece líneas internacionales de pobreza de ?un dólar al día? y ?dos dólares al día? por persona. El banco utiliza factores de ?paridad del poder adquisitivo? (PPA) para transformar estas líneas internacionales en monedas locales. (...)

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  • Sanjay G. Reddy, 2008. "¿Son Fiables las Estimaciones de Pobreza en América Latina?," One Pager Spanish 52, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipc:opespa:52

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    1. Filgueira, Fernando & Hernández, Diego, 2012. "Sistemas de protección social en América Latina y el Caribe: Uruguay," Documentos de Proyectos 514, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).
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