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    Unpacking the MPI : a decomposition approach of changes in multidimensional poverty headcounts

    Pérez Pérez,Jorge Eduardo, Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos, Trujillo,Jose Daniel, Valderrama,Daniel  |  Dec 14,2015
    Multidimensional measures of poverty have become standard as complementary indicators of poverty in many countries. Multidimensional poverty calculations typically comprise three indices: the multidimensional ...
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    Botswana - poverty assessment

    Dec 01,2015
    Living conditions of Botswana have improved over the past decade and poverty has reduced significantly. This decrease was accompanied by a considerable decline in both depth and severity of poverty, indicating...
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    Disaster risk, climate change, and poverty : assessing the global exposure of poor people to floods and droughts

    Winsemius,Hessel C., Jongman,Brenden, Veldkamp,Ted I.E., Hallegatte,Stephane, Bangalore,Mook, Ward,Philip J.  |  Nov 05,2015
    People living in poverty are particularly vulnerable to shocks, including those caused by natural disasters such as floods and droughts. Previous studies in local contexts have shown that poor people are also...
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    The data challenges of measuring poverty in Africa

    Beegle,Kathleen G., Christiaensen,Luc, Dabalen,Andrew L.  |  Nov 01,2015
    The recent flagship report ‘poverty in a rising Africa’ focuses on answering the question as to how much growth averaging 4.5 percent over the past two decades has improved the well-being of Africans as measured ...
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    Poverty in a rising Africa : overview

    Beegle,Kathleen G., Christiaensen,Luc, Dabalen,Andrew L., Gaddis,Isis  |  Oct 01,2015
    Poverty in a Rising Africa discusses the data challenges faced when measuring poverty and inequality in Africa. The report also systematically reviews the measures of poverty and inequality in both monetary and ...
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