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Understanding changes in poverty (English)

Understanding Changes in Poverty brings together different methods to decompose the contributions to poverty reduction. A simple approach quantifies the contribution of changes in demographics, employment, earnings, public transfers, and remittances to poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 80248 AUG 12, 2014

Inchauste, Gabriela ; Pedro Azevedo, João ; Essama-Nssah, B. ; Olivieri, Sergio ; Van Nguyen, Trang ; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime, Winkler, Hernan

Updating the poverty estimates in Serbia in the absence of micro data : a microsimulation approach (English)

The continued poverty impact of the financial crisis in Serbia is difficult to establish beyond 2010 because of the lack of survey data. This paper tackles this difficulty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6889 MAY 01, 2014

Cojocaru, Alexandru; Olivieri, Sergio

Is labor income responsible for poverty reduction ? a decomposition approach (English)

Demographics, labor income, public transfers, or remittances: Which factor contributes the most to observed reductions in poverty? Using counterfactual simulations, this paper accounts for the contribution labor income has made to the observed changes in poverty over the past decade for a set of 16 countries that have experienced substantial declines in poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6414 APR 01, 2013

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Olivieri, Sergio; Saavedra, Jaime; Winkler, Hernan; Inchauste, Gabriela

When job earnings are behind poverty reduction (English)

Improvement in labor market conditions has been the main explanation behind many of the poverty success stories observed in the last decade, that is the primary conclusion of an analysis of changes in poverty by income source. ... See More +

Brief 73663 NOV 01, 2012

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Olivieri, Sergio; Saavedra, Jaime; Winkler, Hernan; Inchauste, Gabriela

What is behind the decline in poverty since 2000 ? evidence from Bangladesh, Peru and Thailand (English)

This paper quantifies the contributions of different factors to poverty reduction observed in Bangladesh, Peru and Thailand over the last decade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6199 SEP 01, 2012

Olivieri, Sergio; Saavedra, Jaime; Winkler, Hernan; Comboni, Maria Gabriela Inchauste

The poverty impacts of climate change : a review of the evidence (English)

Climate change is believed to represent a serious challenge to poverty reduction efforts around the globe. This paper conducts an up-to-date review of three main strands of the literature analyzing the poverty impacts of climate change : (i) economy-wide growth models incorporating climate change impacts to work out consistent scenarios for how climate change might affect the path of poverty over the next decades; (ii) studies focusing on the poverty impacts of climate change in the agricultural sector; and (iii) studies exploring how past climate variability impacts poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5622 APR 01, 2011

Rabassa, Mariano; Olivieri, Sergio; Skoufias, Emmanuel

The poverty impacts of climate change (English)

Over the last century, the world has seen a sustained decline in the proportion of people living in poverty. However, there is an increasing concern that climate change could slow or possibly even reverse poverty reduction progress. ... See More +

Brief 60073 MAR 01, 2011

Rabassa, Mariano; Olivieri, Sergio; Brahmbhatt, Milan; Skoufias, Emmanuel

Assessing poverty and distributional impacts of the global crisis in the Philippines : a microsimulation approach (English)

As the financial crisis has spread through the world, the lack of real-time data has made it difficult to track its impact in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5286 APR 01, 2010

Narayan, Ambar; Olivieri, Sergio; Sanchez-Paramo, Carolina; Habib, Bilal

Assessing ex ante the poverty and distributional impact of the global crisis in a developing country : a micro-simulation approach with application to Bangladesh (English)

Measuring the poverty and distributional impact of the global crisis for developing countries is not easy, given the multiple channels of impact and the limited availability of real-time data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5238 MAR 01, 2010

Narayan, Ambar; Olivieri, Sergio; Sanchez-Paramo, Carolina; Habib, Bilal

The impact of the financial crisis on poverty and income distribution : insights from simulations in selected countries (English)

As the financial crisis has spread through the world, the lack of real-time data has made it difficult to track its impact in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 53745 MAR 01, 2010

Narayan, Ambar; Olivieri, Sergio; Sanchez, Carolina; Habib, Bilal

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Understanding changes in poverty (English)
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AUG 12, 2014 80248 Publication
Updating the poverty estimates in Serbia in the absence of micro data : a microsimulation approach (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6889 Policy Research Working Paper
Is labor income responsible for poverty reduction ? a decomposition approach (English)
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APR 01, 2013 WPS6414 Policy Research Working Paper
When job earnings are behind poverty reduction (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 73663 Brief
What is behind the decline in poverty since 2000 ? evidence from Bangladesh, Peru and Thailand (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 WPS6199 Policy Research Working Paper
The poverty impacts of climate change : a review of the evidence (English)
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APR 01, 2011 WPS5622 Policy Research Working Paper
The poverty impacts of climate change (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 60073 Brief
Assessing poverty and distributional impacts of the global crisis in the Philippines : a microsimulation approach (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2010 WPS5286 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing ex ante the poverty and distributional impact of the global crisis in a developing country : a micro-simulation approach with application to Bangladesh (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2010 WPS5238 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of the financial crisis on poverty and income distribution : insights from simulations in selected countries (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2010 53745 Brief