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More relatively-poor people in a less absolutely-poor world (English)

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Relative deprivation, shame and social exclusion can matter to the welfare of people everywhere. The authors argue that such social effects on welfare call for a reconsideration of how we assess global poverty, but they do not support standard measures... See More +

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  • Chen, Shaohua; Ravallion, Martin;
  • 2012/07/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6114
  • 1 of 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2012/07/02
  • More relatively-poor people in a less absolutely-poor world
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