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Tendance et profil de la pauvreté au Sénégal de 1994 à 2006
[Poverty Trend and Profile for Senegal from 1994 to 2006]

  • Ndoye, Djibril
  • Adoho, Franck
  • Backiny-Yetna, Prospere
  • Fall, Mariama
  • Ndaye, Papa Thiecouta
  • Wodon, Quentin

This paper provides comparable estimates of poverty in Senegal from 1994 to 20076 using household surveys (ESAM I, ESAM II, and ESPS). Nationally, the share of the population in poverty was reduced from 67.9% in 1994/95 to 57.1% in 2001/02, and finally 50.8% in 2005/06. Poverty was reduced more significantly in urban than in rural areas, and large differences in poverty measures persist according to a wide range of household characteristics.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 27751.

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Date of creation: Sep 2009
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Publication status: Published in Perspective Afrique 4.1-3, A(2009): pp. 1-29
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:27751
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