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How Have the World's Poorest Fared Since the Early 1980s? (English)

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The authors present new estimates of the extent of the developing world's progress against poverty. By the frugal $1 a day standard, they find that there were 1.1 billion poor in 2001-almost 400 million fewer than 20 years earlier. Over the same period... See More +

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  • Chen, Shaohua; Ravallion, Martin;
  • 2004/06/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS3341
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • How Have the World's Poorest Fared Since the Early 1980s?
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