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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.
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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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