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But … what is the poverty rate today? testing poverty nowcasting methods in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

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Poverty estimates usually lag behind two years, which makes it difficult to provide real-time poverty analysis to assess the impact of economic crisis and shocks among the less well-off, and subsequently limits policy responses. This paper takes advantage... See More +

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  • Caruso, German Daniel; Lucchetti, Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez, Eduardo; Scot, Thiago; Castaneda, R. Andres;
  • 2017/06/19 10:12:05
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS8104
  • 1
  • 1
  • CaribbeanLatin America
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2017/06/19 11:05:12
  • Disclosed
  • But … what is the poverty rate today? testing poverty nowcasting methods in Latin America and the Caribbean
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