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Internet Access in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Target 9.c of the Sustainable Development Goals calls for the achievement of universal and affordable internet access by 2020. This note analyzes Sub-Saharan Africa’s progress towards this goal. ... See More +

Brief 135332 MAR 15, 2019

Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Montes,Jose; Newhouse,David Locke Disclosed

March 2019 PovcalNet Update : What's New (English)

The March 2019 update to PovcalNet involves several changes to the data underlying the global poverty estimates. Some welfare aggregates have been changed for improved harmonization, and the national accounts and population input data have been updated. ... See More +

Working Paper 135461 MAR 01, 2019

Atamanov,Aziz; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Lee,Kihoon; Montes,Jose; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Mungai,Rose; Newhouse,David Locke; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer; Sangraula,Prem; Yang,Judy Disclosed

Prices Used in Global Poverty Measurement (English)

To compare welfare aggregates over time and across space, the World Bank's global poverty estimates incorporate temporal and spatial price adjustments, as well as currency changes. ... See More +

Working Paper 129963 SEP 01, 2018

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Corral,Paul A.; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Montes,Jose; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer Disclosed

April 2018 Povcalnet Update : What’s New (English)

The April 2018 update to PovcalNet involves several changes to the data underlying the global poverty estimates. Some welfare aggregates have been changed for improved harmonization, some surveys have been dropped due to data quality concerns, and some of the consumer price index (CPI) and national accounts input data have been revised. ... See More +

Working Paper 125776 APR 01, 2018

Atamanov,Aziz; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Chen,Shaohua; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Lee,Kihoon; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Montes,Jose; Mungai,Rose; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer; Sangraula,Prem; Scott,Kinnon; Wambile,Ayago Esmubancha; Yang,Judy; Zhao,Qinghua Disclosed

When and where do we see regional poverty reduction and convergence ? lessons from the roof of Turkey (English)

In the past decade, Turkey has experienced a notable level of poverty reduction at all levels (extreme poor, poor, and vulnerable). The steady decline in poverty was also resilient to the decline in gross domestic product per capita growth during the crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7540 JAN 28, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Yang,Judy; Inan,Osman Kaan; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Montes,Jose Disclosed