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A regional companion to the World development report 2014 : hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries (English)

In many Pacific island countries, meeting non-food basic needs is a growing challenge and further complicated by substantial economic and environmental risks. ... See More +

Risk and Vulnerability Assessment 85557 JAN 01, 2014

Adelman, Melissa; Ivaschenko, Oleksiy; Packard, Truman; Suri, Vivek

Can subjective questions on economic welfare be trusted ? evidence for three developing countries (English)

While self-assessments of welfare have become popular for measuring poverty and estimating welfare effects, the methods can be deceptive given systematic heterogeneity in respondents' scales. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6726 DEC 01, 2013

Ravallion, Martin; Himelein, Kristen; Beegle, Kathleen

Child growth, shocks, and food aid in rural Ethiopia (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Child growth, shocks, and food aid in rural Ethiopia, conducted between 1995 and 1996 in Ethiopia. ... See More +

Brief 81213 AUG 14, 2013

Yamano, Takashi; Alderman, Harold; Christiaensen, Luc

Poverty, malnutrition and vulnerability in Mali (English)

This paper provides new insight into the poverty, malnutrition and vulnerability issues in Mali, using existing household survey data. First, it presents a profile of households that are poor, "food poor," or have malnourished children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6561 AUG 01, 2013

Madani, Dorsati; Swinkels, Rob; Eozenou, Patrick

Kyrgyz Republic - Minimum living standards and alternative targeting methods for social transfers : a policy note (English)

The objective of this report is twofold: first, analyze and discuss the linkages between different minimum standards currently used in the Kyrgyz Republic and with the Monthly Benefit for Poor Families (MBPF), and, secondly, to analyze the potential of alternative targeting methods and benefit levels. ... See More +

Policy Note 78168 JUN 01, 2013

Russian

Kyrgyz Republic - Minimum living standards and alternative targeting methods for social transfers : a policy note (Russian)

The objective of this report is twofold: first, analyze and discuss the linkages between different minimum standards currently used in the Kyrgyz Republic and with the Monthly Benefit for Poor Families (MBPF), and, secondly, to analyze the potential of alternative targeting methods and benefit levels. ... See More +

Policy Note 78168 JUN 01, 2013

English

Measuring poverty dynamics with synthetic panels based on cross-sections (English)

Panel data conventionally underpin the analysis of poverty mobility over time. However, such data are not readily available for most developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6504 JUN 01, 2013

Dang, Hai-Anh; Lanjouw, Peter

Mali - Poverty and gender notes (English)

Mali is one of the poorest countries in the world, with a gross domestic product (GDP) per capita of about $ 691 in 2010. Mali's steady per capita GDP growth was accompanied with a significant decline in the poverty rate, from 55.6 percent in 2001 to 43.6 percent in 2009-10. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 77752 MAY 31, 2013

Pigato, Miria; Giugale, Marcelo

Kyrgyz Republic - Regional welfare disparities (English)

Kyrgyz Republic is an interesting case to study welfare disparities because of pronounced and long existed differences across various regions, rural, and urban areas of the country in spite of economic growth and overall poverty reduction (World Bank 2011). ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 76573 APR 01, 2013

Atamanov, Aziz Russian

Poverty in Mozambique : new evidence from recent household : Poverty in Mozambique : new evidence from recent household surveys (English)

This paper has three primary objectives: (i) to investigate potential problems regarding Mozambique's most recent nationally representative household survey on poverty dynamics; (ii) to assess the robustness and reliability of official poverty statistics; and (iii) to provide alternative estimates of poverty and welfare indicators in light of the methodological and analytical issues raised in areas (i) and (ii). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6217 OCT 01, 2012

d'Errico, Marco; Alfani, Federica; Molini, Vasco; Azzarri, Carlo

Setting the official poverty line for Afghanistan (English)

Reducing poverty is at the core of the Afghanistan's National Development Strategy (ANDS) approved by the Government of Afghanistan in 2008. The Government has undertaken extensive assessments to improve the quality and quantity of information available to understand poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 68540 JAN 01, 2012

Armenia - Poverty update using revised poverty lines (English)

This study has two objectives, the first of which is to revise the national poverty lines of Armenia. The Government of Armenia expressed its desire for revised poverty lines that more accurately reflect the current consumption and expenditure patterns of the population. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 63111 JUN 01, 2011

Armenia - Poverty update using revised poverty lines (Armenian)

This study has two objectives, the first of which is to revise the national poverty lines of Armenia. The Government of Armenia expressed its desire for revised poverty lines that more accurately reflect the current consumption and expenditure patterns of the population. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 63111 JUN 01, 2011

English

Bangladesh - Household income and expenditure survey : key findings and results 2010 (English)

Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) 2010 is a collaborative effort of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) and the World Bank. This important survey has traditionally provided requisite data on income inequality, consumption pattern, level of living standard and for estimating poverty situation and related socioeconomic characteristics prevailing in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 70950 JUN 01, 2011

A poverty profile for the Southern States of Sudan (English)

This poverty profile has been prepared as part of the World Bank's Sudan poverty assessment. The poverty assessment is being prepared with the key objective of informing policy planning by Sudanese authorities. ... See More +

Poverty Assessment 69251 MAR 01, 2011

Demombynes, Gabriel

Methods of household consumption measurement through surveys : experimental results from Tanzania (English)

Consumption expenditure has long been the preferred measure of household living standards. However, accurate measurement is a challenge and household expenditure surveys vary widely across many dimensions, including the level of reporting, the length of the reference period, and the degree of commodity detail. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5501 DEC 01, 2010

Gibson, John; Beegle, Kathleen; De Weerdt, Joachim; Friedman, Jed

Poverty status in Afghanistan - a profile based on the National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (NRVA) 2007-08 (English)

Poverty reduction is one of the three key objectives of the Afghanistan national development strategy. The poverty profile is an important element in the information kit of the policymaker that helps focus policy to attain this objective. ... See More +

Working Paper 63180 JUL 01, 2010

Jolliffe, Dean

Poverty status in Afghanistan - a profile based on the National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (NRVA) 2007-08 (Dari)

Poverty reduction is one of the three key objectives of the Afghanistan national development strategy. The poverty profile is an important element in the information kit of the policymaker that helps focus policy to attain this objective. ... See More +

Working Paper 63180 JUL 01, 2010

Jolliffe, Dean English

Poverty lines across the world : Poverty lines across the world (English)

National poverty lines vary greatly across the world, from under $1 per person per day to over $40 (at 2005 purchasing power parity). What accounts for these huge differences, and can they be understood within a common global definition of poverty? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5284 APR 01, 2010

Ravallion, Martin

Poverty in Latin America : sources of welfare disparities in ecuador (English)

This paper contributes to the analysis of spatial poverty in Ecuador by deepening the understanding of the constraints faced by the poor in the country through an investigation of the role of portable characteristics (human capital) and geography in explaining welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5104 OCT 01, 2009

Lopez-Acevedo, Gladys; Tinajero, Monica

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A regional companion to the World development report 2014 : hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85557 Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
Can subjective questions on economic welfare be trusted ? evidence for three developing countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6726 Policy Research Working Paper
Child growth, shocks, and food aid in rural Ethiopia (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81213 Brief
Poverty, malnutrition and vulnerability in Mali (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6561 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Minimum living standards and alternative targeting methods for social transfers : a policy note (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78168 Policy Note Russian
Kyrgyz Republic - Minimum living standards and alternative targeting methods for social transfers : a policy note (Russian)
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JUN 01, 2013 78168 Policy Note English
Measuring poverty dynamics with synthetic panels based on cross-sections (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6504 Policy Research Working Paper
Mali - Poverty and gender notes (English)
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MAY 31, 2013 77752 Other Poverty Study
Kyrgyz Republic - Regional welfare disparities (English)
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APR 01, 2013 76573 Other Poverty Study Russian
Poverty in Mozambique : new evidence from recent household : Poverty in Mozambique : new evidence from recent household surveys (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6217 Policy Research Working Paper
Setting the official poverty line for Afghanistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 68540 Working Paper
Armenia - Poverty update using revised poverty lines (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 63111 Other Poverty Study
Armenia - Poverty update using revised poverty lines (Armenian)
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JUN 01, 2011 63111 Other Poverty Study English
Bangladesh - Household income and expenditure survey : key findings and results 2010 (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 70950 Working Paper
A poverty profile for the Southern States of Sudan (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 69251 Poverty Assessment
Methods of household consumption measurement through surveys : experimental results from Tanzania (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 WPS5501 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty status in Afghanistan - a profile based on the National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (NRVA) 2007-08 (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 63180 Working Paper
Poverty status in Afghanistan - a profile based on the National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (NRVA) 2007-08 (Dari)
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JUL 01, 2010 63180 Working Paper English
Poverty lines across the world : Poverty lines across the world (English)
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APR 01, 2010 WPS5284 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty in Latin America : sources of welfare disparities in ecuador (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 WPS5104 Policy Research Working Paper