Measuring progress towards global poverty goals: Challenges and lessons from southern Africa
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KeywordsIncome poverty; poverty line; household budget survey; Millennium Development Goals; Lesotho; Namibia;
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
- O21 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Planning Models; Planning Policy
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