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Poverty lines across the world (English)

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National poverty lines vary greatly across the world, from under $1 per person per day to over $40 (at 2005 purchasing power parity). What accounts for these huge differences, and can they be understood within a common global definition of poverty? For... See More +

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  • Ravallion, Martin;
  • 2010/04/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5284
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Poverty lines across the world
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