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Growth and redistribution components of changes in poverty measures : a decomposition with applications to Brazil and India in the 1980s (English)

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This report shows how changes in poverty. measures can be decomposed into growth and redistribution components, and uses the methodology to study poverty in Brazil and India during the 1980s. Redistribution alleviated poverty in India, through growth ...  See More +

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  • Ravallion, Martin; Datt, Gaurav; Ravallion, Martin*Datt, Gaurav;
  • 1991/09/30
  • Publication;
  • LSM83
  • 1
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  • IndiaBrazil
  • South AsiaLatin America & Caribbean
  • 2010/07/01
  • Growth and redistribution components of changes in poverty measures : a decomposition with applications to Brazil and India in the 1980s
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