Author:Khalid Abu-Ismail , Gihan Abou Taleb, Racha Ramadan
Subject: Macroeconomic Policies
" /> Abstract: Money-metric indicators of poverty are a powerful tool to understand human deprivation. However, as the measurement of money-metric poverty lends itself to a wide range of definitions, theories and methodologies, there is often little agreement, even among poverty experts, on basic questions such as: How many poor people are there in the world today? Have developing countries been successful in reducing poverty? This paper addresses those two questions. (…)

keywords: Global Poverty Measurement: A Reassessment
Date Publication: 04/16/2012 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 145
Language: English