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

The September 2019 global poverty update from the World Bank includes revised survey data which lead to minor changes in the most recent global poverty estimates. ... See More +

Working Paper 142013 SEP 01, 2019

Atamanov,Aziz; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Montes,Jose; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Newhouse,David Locke; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer; Sangraula,Prem; Tandon,Sharad Alan; Yang,Judy 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

sae : A Stata Package for Unit Level Small Area Estimation (English)

This paper presents a new family of Stata functions devoted to small area estimation. Small area methods attempt to solve low representativeness of surveys within areas, or the lack of data for specific areas/sub-populations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8630 OCT 30, 2018

Nguyen,Minh Cong; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Zhao,Qinghua Disclosed

A Stata Package for Unit Level Small Area Estimation (English)

This paper presents a new family of Stata functions devoted to small area estimation. Small area methods attempt to solve low representativeness of surveys within areas, or the lack of data for specific areas/subpopulations. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131550 OCT 01, 2018

Nguyen,Minh Cong; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Zhao,Qinghua 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

Consumer Price Indices Used in Global Poverty Measurement (English)

Temporal deflators are needed to compare welfare aggregates over time, and thus to measure real changes in poverty. This note describes the sources of the consumer price indices that are used for every country included in the World Bank’s estimates of global poverty, published in PovcalNet. ... See More +

Working Paper 129964 SEP 01, 2018

Lakner,Christoph; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Chen,Shaohua; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Prydz,Espen Beer; Sangraula,Prem Disclosed

September 2018 PovcalNet Update : What’s New (English)

The September 2018 update to PovcalNet involves several changes to the dataunderlying the global poverty estimates. Some welfare aggregates have been changed forimproved harmonization, and some of the CPI, national accounts, and population inputdata have been revised. ... See More +

Working Paper 129962 SEP 01, 2018

Chen,Shaohua; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Lee,Kihoon; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Mungai,Rose; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer; Sangraula,Prem; Sharma,Dhiraj; Yang,Judy; Zhao,Qinghua 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

Economic impacts of child marriage : educational attainment brief (English)

The evidence base has long demonstrated that girls' education is among the most significant factors associated with age at marriage, with an extensive body of literature documenting lower levels of schooling as being strongly linked with a lower age at marriage. ... See More +

Brief 116831 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades, J. Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)

Growth in developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) continues to be resilient and in line with previous expectations. Already robust domestic demand has been supported by some pickup in external demand and the gradual recovery in commodity prices. ... See More +

Publication 116330 APR 01, 2017

Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Kehayova,Vera Vencheva; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Testaverde,Mauro; Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang; Stamm,Diane; Adriani,Magda; Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena C; Batsuuri,Davaadalai; Beck,Hans Anand; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Chen,Shaohua; Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Davading,Somneuk; Demombynes,Gabriel; Dewina,Reno; Dinh,Viet Tuan; Eckardt,Sebastian; Edwards,Kim Alan; Fitrani,Fitria; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel; Halstead,Imogen Cara; Vu,Linh Hoang; Kida,Mizuho; Kim,Jae Kyun; Knight,David Stephen; Krishnan,Nandini; Kularatne,Chandana; Lain,Jonathan William; Lee,Taehyun; Litwack,John; Luo,Xubei; Ly,Sodeth; Martin, Miguel; Mejia-Mant, Carolina; Mileva,Elitza Alexandrova; Mohib,Saiyed Shabih Ali; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Najdov,Evgenij; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Pan,Lucy; Phimmahasay,Keomanivone; Pimhidzai,Obert; Piza,Sharon Faye Alariao; Purnamasari,Ririn Salwa; Rab,Habib Nasser; Revilla,Julio E.; Orton Romero,Carlos Rafael; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Sharma,Manohar; Shiilegmaa,Altantsetseg; Simler,Kenneth; Stephan,David Andrew; Tong,Kimsun; Zin,May Thet; Uochi,Ikuko; Utz,Robert Johann; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant; Wihardja,Maria Monica; Yang,Judy; Yee Amezaga,Karla Mirari; Zhao,Luan Disclosed

Who are the poor in the developing world ? (English)

This paper presents a new demographic profile of extreme and moderate poverty, defined as those living on less than $1.90 and between $1.90 and $3.10 per day in 2013, based on household survey data from 89 developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7844 OCT 02, 2016

Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Doan,Dung Thi Thuy; Newhouse,David Locke; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Uematsu,Hiroki; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De Disclosed

Who are the poor in the developing world? (English)

This paper presents a new demographic profile of extreme and moderate poverty, defined as those living less than 1.90 dollars and between 1.90 dollars and 3.10 dollars per day in 2013, based on household survey data from 89 developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125589 OCT 01, 2016

Castaneda,Andres; Doan,Dung Thi Thuy; Newhouse,David Locke; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Uematsu,Hiroki; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De Disclosed

Egypt - Social sector notes (English)

In response to a request from the Government of Egypt, the World Bank undertook the analysis of selected sectoral issues in education and health. ... See More +

Working Paper 113973 JUN 01, 2016

Demarco,Gustavo C.; Wodon,Quentin T.; Ersado,Lire; Evans,Brooks Fox; Male,Chata; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Savadogo, Aboudrahyme; Yedan,Ali; Abdel-Hamid,Alaa Mahmoud Hamed; Pande,Aakanksha; Calimoutou,Emelyne; Shalakani, Amr El; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Kazem,Amira Mohamed Ibrahim; Paksima,Shahram Disclosed

Robustness of shared prosperity estimates : how different methodological choices matter (English)

This paper is the first to systematically test the robustness of shared prosperity estimates to different methodological choices using a sample of countries from all regions in the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7611 MAR 18, 2016

Atamanov,Aziz; Wieser,Christina; Uematsu,Hiroki; Yoshida,Nobuo; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Dewina,Reno Disclosed

Robustness of shared prosperity estimates : how different methodological choices matter (English)

This paper is the first to systematically test the robustness of shared prosperity estimates to different methodological choices using a sample of countries from all regions in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125516 MAR 01, 2016

Atamanov,Aziz; Wieser,Christina; Uematsu,Hiroki; Yoshida,Nobuo; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Dewina,Reno 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

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September 2019 PovcalNet Update : What's New (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 142013 Working Paper
March 2019 PovcalNet Update : What's New (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135461 Working Paper
sae : A Stata Package for Unit Level Small Area Estimation (English)
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OCT 30, 2018 WPS8630 Policy Research Working Paper
A Stata Package for Unit Level Small Area Estimation (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131550 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Prices Used in Global Poverty Measurement (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129963 Working Paper
Consumer Price Indices Used in Global Poverty Measurement (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129964 Working Paper
September 2018 PovcalNet Update : What’s New (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129962 Working Paper
April 2018 Povcalnet Update : What’s New (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125776 Working Paper
Economic impacts of child marriage : educational attainment brief (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116831 Brief
East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116330 Publication
Who are the poor in the developing world ? (English)
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OCT 02, 2016 WPS7844 Policy Research Working Paper
Who are the poor in the developing world? (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 125589 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Egypt - Social sector notes (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 113973 Working Paper
Robustness of shared prosperity estimates : how different methodological choices matter (English)
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MAR 18, 2016 WPS7611 Policy Research Working Paper
Robustness of shared prosperity estimates : how different methodological choices matter (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2016 125516 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
When and where do we see regional poverty reduction and convergence ? lessons from the roof of Turkey (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7540 Policy Research Working Paper