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Measuring Poverty Research

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    De la Fuente, Alejandro, Murr, Andreas, Rascon, ErickaMar 01,2015
    Many challenges were identified during the Fifth National Development Plan (FNDP) in Zambia. To address these challenges and realize pro-poor growth, the Sixth National Development Plan (SNDP) was set in motion. ...
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    Demombynes, Gabriel, Hoang Vu, LinhFeb 01,2015
    This paper provides an overview of poverty measurement issues in Vietnam for the non-specialist. Vietnam has two main approaches to measuring poverty. An income-based approach is used by the Ministry of Labor,...
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    Arce, Carlos, Uribe, EdgarFeb 01,2015
    Productivity in the agricultural sector is inherently dependent on weather, such as variations in rainfall and temperature. As a result, weather risk events can cause losses in yield and production that translate...
  • BRIEF
    Jan 01,2015
    Between 2007 and 2012, Iraqs GDP grew at a cumulative rate of over 40 percent, and averaged an annual rate of 7 percent between 2008 and 2012. Yet, per capita consumption, the basis for measuring poverty, grew by ...
  • BRIEF
    Jan 01,2015
    Between 2007 and 2012, Iraqs GDP grew at a cumulative rate of over 40 percent, and averaged an annual rate of 7 percent between 2008 and 2012. Yet, per capita consumption, the basis for measuring poverty, grew by ...