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A Decomposition of Poverty Trends across Regions: The Role of Variation in the Income and Inequality Elasticities of Poverty

  • Kalwij, Adriaan
  • Verschoor, Arjan

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number RP2005/36.

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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 2005
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:rp2005-36
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