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Debates on the measurement of global poverty

Author: Sudhir Anand; Paul Segal; Joseph E Stiglitz
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: The Initiative for Policy Dialogue series; Initiative for policy dialogue series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together the most recent debates in the measurement of global poverty - a topic of the greatest importance if we are to develop effective strategies for poverty reduction and have  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sudhir Anand; Paul Segal; Joseph E Stiglitz
ISBN: 9780199558032 0199558035 9780199558049 0199558043
OCLC Number: 435730817
Description: xvii, 446 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Measuring global poverty. The debate on globalization, poverty, and inequality : why measurement matters / Martin Ravallion ; How not to count the poor / Sanjay G. Reddy and Thomas Pogge ; A reply to Reddy and Pogge / Martin Ravallion ; How many poor people should there be : a rejoinder to Ravallion / Thomas Pogge ; Raising the standard : the war on global poverty / Surjit S. Bhalla ; Irrelevance of the $1-a-day poverty line / T.N. Srinivasan ; Use of country purchasing power parities for international comparisons of poverty levels : potential and limitations / Bettina Aten and Alan Heston ; Measuring poverty in a growing world (or measuring growth in a poor world) / Angus Deaton ; Poverty or income distribution : which do we want to measure? / Robert Johnson ; A note on the (mis)use of national accounts for estimation of household final consumption expenditures for poverty measures / Ivo Havinga, Gisèle Kamanou, Vu Quang Viet ; Unequal development in the 1990's : growing gaps in human capabilities / Sakiko Fukuda-Parr and David Stewart --
Regional and country studies. Improving measurement of Latin American inequality and poverty with an eye to equitable growth policy / Albert Berry ; The changing nature of urban poverty in China / Carl Riskin and Qin Gao ; China is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty / Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion ; Poverty decline in India in the 1990's : a reality and not an artifact / K. Sundaram and Suresh D. Tendulkar ; Living standards in Africa / David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger.
Series Title: The Initiative for Policy Dialogue series; Initiative for policy dialogue series.
Responsibility: edited by Sudhir Anand, Paul Segal, and Joseph E. Stiglitz.
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While there are many publications on alleviating global poverty, this compliation of papers focuses on the fundamental issue of what constitutes poverty and how it is measured. This is an important Read more...

 
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