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The developing world is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty (English)

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The paper presents a major overhaul to the World Bank's past estimates of global poverty, incorporating new and better data. Extreme poverty-as judged by what "poverty" means in the world's poorest countries-is found to be more pervasive than we thought... See More +

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  • Chen, Shaohua; Ravallion, Martin;
  • 2008/08/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS4703
  • 1
  • 1
  • East Asia and PacificWorldAfrica
  • The World RegionEast Asia and PacificAfrica
  • 2010/07/01
  • The developing world is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty
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