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Profil et perceptions de la pauvreté en République du Congo en 2005
[Profile and Perceptions of Poverty in the Republic of Congo in 2005]

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  • Backiny-Yetna, Prospere
  • Wodon, Quentin

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This paper provides a profile and an analysis of the correlates of poverty in the Republic of Congo using a 2005 household survey. Poverty affects more than half of the population, especially in peri-urban and rural areas. Perceptions of poverty as well as the correlates of poverty are also discussed.

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  • Backiny-Yetna, Prospere & Wodon, Quentin, 2009. "Profil et perceptions de la pauvreté en République du Congo en 2005
    [Profile and Perceptions of Poverty in the Republic of Congo in 2005]
    ," MPRA Paper 27752, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:27752
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    1. Christiaensen, Luc & Scott, Christopher & Wodon, Quentin, 2002. "Poverty Measurement and Analysis," MPRA Paper 45362, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Bruce Whitehouse, 2009. "Discrimination, Despoliation and Irreconcilable Difference: Host-Immigrant Tensions in Brazzaville, Congo," Africa Spectrum, Institute of African Affairs, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, vol. 44(1), pages 39-59.
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    Keywords

    Poverty; Republic of Congo;

    JEL classification:

    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

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