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Dollar a day revisited (English)


The paper presents the first major update of the international "$1 a day" poverty line, first proposed in 1990 for measuring absolute poverty by the standards of the world's poorest countries. In a new data set of national poverty lines we find that a...  See More +


  • Ravallion, Martin; Chen, Shaohua; Sangraula, Prem;
  • 2008/05/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS4620
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  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • Dollar a day revisited
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