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Retooling poverty targeting using out-of-sample validation and machine learning (English)

Abstract

Proxy means test (PMT) poverty targeting tools have become common tools for beneficiary targeting and poverty assessment where full means tests are costly. Currently popular estimation procedures for generating these tools prioritize minimization of in-sample...  See More +

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  • Mcbride, Linden; Nichols, Austin;
  • 2016/10/04 09:59:03
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS7849
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2016/10/04 09:48:42
  • Disclosed
  • Retooling poverty targeting using out-of-sample validation and machine learning
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