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Updating poverty estimates at frequent intervals in the absence of consumption data : methods and illustration with reference to a middle-income country (English)

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Obtaining consistent estimates on poverty over time as well as monitoring poverty trends on a timely basis is a priority concern for policy makers. However, these objectives are not readily achieved in practice when household consumption data are neither... See More +

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  • Dang, Hai-Anh H.; Lanjouw, Peter F.; Serajuddin, Umar;
  • 2014/09/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS7043
  • 1
  • 1
  • Jordan
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • 2014/09/01
  • Disclosed
  • Updating poverty estimates at frequent intervals in the absence of consumption data : methods and illustration with reference to a middle-income country
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