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Welfare-consistent global poverty measures (English)


The paper provides new measures of global poverty that take seriously the idea of relative-income comparisons but also acknowledge a deep identification problem when the latent norms defining poverty vary systematically across countries. Welfare-consistent... See More +


  • Ravallion, Martin; Chen, Shaohua;
  • 2017/08/24 08:33:02
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS8170
  • 1
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  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2017/08/24 08:29:39
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