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The World Bank September 2020 global poverty update from the World Bank: New annual poverty estimates using the revised 2011 PPPs R. Andres Castaneda Aguilar, Tony Fujs, Christoph Lakner, Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Minh Cong Nguyen,Samuel Kofi Tetteh Baah 07-Oct-20
The World Bank Updated PPP-based productivity measures show steep increase in regions transitioning out of agricultural-heavy economies Edie Purdie 02-Sep-20
The World Bank How does the ICP measure price levels across the world? Marko Rissanen, Inyoung Song 25-Aug-20
The World Bank The median’s new best friend? Introducing SDG 10.2.1 Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Christoph Lakner, Umar Serajuddin 03-Aug-20
The World Bank The size of the world economy in 2019: A baseline from which to measure the impact of COVID-19 and track economic recovery Nada Hamadeh, Mizuki Yamanaka, Edie Purdie 28-Jul-20
The World Bank Updated estimates of the impact of COVID-19 on global poverty Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Christoph Lakner, R. Andres Castaneda Aguilar, Haoyu Wu 08-Jun-20
The World Bank Retail food prices at purchasing power parity exchange rates: A first look at aggregate ICP 2017 data Yan Bai, William A. Masters 26-May-20
The World Bank How do the revised 2011 PPPs and new 2017 PPPs affect the World Bank’s global poverty estimates? A first look Aziz Atamanov, Christoph Lakner, Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Judy Yang 21-May-20
The World Bank New results from the International Comparison Program shed light on the size of the global economy Haishan Fu, Nada Hamadeh 19-May-20
The World Bank 10 transformative charts from the past decade of development Ryan Hahn, Raka Banerjee 30-Jan-20
The World Bank Which countries reduced poverty rates the most? Miyoko Asai, Daniel Mahler, Silvia Malgioglio, Ambar Narayan, Minh Cong Nguyen 12-Nov-19
The World Bank Tracking GDP in PPP terms shows rapid rise of China and India Edie Purdie 16-Oct-19
The World Bank The high price of healthy food … and the low price of unhealthy food Derek Headey, Harold Alderman. 23-Jul-19
The World Bank New country classifications by income level: 2019-2020 World Bank Data Team 01-Jul-19
The World Bank Monitoring the SDGs with purchasing power parities Edie Purdie 15-Jan-19
The World Bank Half of the world’s poor live in just 5 countries Roy Katayama 09-Jan-19
The World Bank Shared Prosperity: A challenging but important goal to monitor Judy Yang,  Maria Ana Lugo 12-Dec-18
The World Bank Nearly 1 in 2 in the world lives under $5.50 a day Dean Joliffe, Divyabnshi Wadhwa 24-Oct-18
The World Bank Measuring India’s economy using PPPs shows it surpassed France 25 years ago Edie Purdie 20-Sep-18
The World Bank Celebrating 50 years of measuring world economies Edie Purdie 28-Aug-18
The World Bank Cured Into Destitution: the risk of financial catastrophe after surgery Kathryn Wall 20-Aug-18
The World Bank Can modern technologies facilitate spatial and temporal price analysis? Marko Rissanen, Nada Hamadeh 17-Apr-18
The World Bank Interested in using purchasing power parity data? The International Comparison Program’s new site has you covered Nada Hamadeh, Mizuki Yamanaka 13-Apr-17
The World Bank 7 million prices and counting: what’s next for PPPs and the ICP? Haishan Fu 01-Dec-16
The World Bank Classifying countries by income: A new working paper Neil Fantom and Umar Serajuddin 12-Jan-16
The World Bank MDG 1: Uneven progress in reducing extreme poverty, hunger and malnutrition Juan Feng 07-May-15
The World Bank Can you visualize the structure of the world economy and population in one chart? Morgan Brannon, Marko Rissanen, Mizuki Yamanaka 25-Feb-15
The World Bank Full set of International Comparison Program 2011 results now available Nada Hamadeh, Morgan Brannon 15-Jul-14
The World Bank ICP 2011: 7 Million Prices, 199 Economies, 8 Regions, and 15 Partners Haishan Fu 30-Apr-14
The World Bank World Bank to publish Purchasing Power Parities in March 2014  Grant Cameron 17-Dec-13
The World Bank Can our parents collect reliable and timely price data? Nada Hamadeh, Marko Rissanen, Mizuki Yamanaka 23-Aug-13
The World Bank World Bank to publish Purchasing Power Parities in December 2013 Frederic A. Vogel, Nada Hamadeh 17-Jun-13

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The World Bank Three ways Sri Lanka can deal with COVID-19 induced poverty Faris Hadad- Zervos 21-Oct-20
Brookings Institution The power of investing in girls in Sierra Leone Youssouf Kiendrebeogo, Quentin Wodon 15-Sep-20
Atlantic Council To succeed in Cold War II, America needs to avoid the wrong lessons from Cold War I Christopher M. England, Sina Azodi 12-Aug-20
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Center for Global Development Why is the World So Stingy? Charles Kenny 20-Jul-20
The World Bank How would you distribute COVID-response funds to poor countries? Christoph Lakner, Berk Özler, Roy Van Der Weide 13-Apr-20
World Economic Forum Why do multinationals pay women less in developing countries? Khadija van der Straaten, Niccolò Pisani, Ans Kolk 31-Mar-20
The World Bank What can low-income countries do to provide relief for the poor and the vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic? Berk Özler 19-Mar-20
The World Bank Which Comes First – the Chicken, the Egg, or the Demand for Poultry Products? Engels Law and the Design of Jobs Strategies in Low-Income Countries (LICs) Dino Merotto, Elena Casanovas 17-Feb-20
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The World Bank Why economic reforms in Belarus are now more urgent than ever Alex Kremer 26-Jun-19
UNDP Human development and the SDGs Pedro Conceição 24-Jun-19
The World Bank A broader view of poverty in East Asia and Pacific Judy Yang 30-Apr-19
The World Bank How conflict and economic crises exacerbate poverty in South Sudan Utz Pape and Arden Finn 23-Apr-19
The World Bank Local expert opinion on prices is a good substitute for a full-fledged market price survey – since local prices are often missing this is great news Jed Friedman 08-Apr-19
The World Bank Why we need a research department Pinelopi Goldberg 12-Mar-19
EnergyPost.eu The risks related to onshore wind power investment Schalk Cloete 3-Dec-18
The World Bank The shifting gravity of global poverty Daniel Mahler 29-Nov-18
The World Bank Measuring regional poverty in MENA: Update and remaining challenges Aziz Atamanov, Sharad Tandon 27-Nov-18
The Day after Loss of Lower Poverty Line   15-Nov-18
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian Professor of economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University gives speech on global economics Jaqueline Hayes 13-Nov-18
The World Bank An update on Bhutan’s economy Tenzin Lhaden 13-Nov-18
The World Bank - Let's talk Development Does monetary poverty capture all aspects of poverty? Daniel Mahler, Jed Friedman, Maria Ana Lugo, Dhiraj Sharma 30-Oct-18
Emirates News Agency (WAM) FCSA hosts 3rd Governing Board Meeting of International Comparison Programme   29-Oct-18
The World Bank Decline of Global Extreme Poverty Continues but Has Slowed: World Bank   19-Sep-18
Real-World Economics Review Blog The Transatlantic Alliance will survive Trump Mark Weisbrot 29-Aug-18
Asian Development Bank It’s not only manufacturing – trade services also take workers out of poverty Arturo Martinez, Rhea Molato Gayares and Mia Kim Maceda Veloso 13-Jul-18
Government of India Text of speech by Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation Shri Sadananda Gowda, at the Round Table Conference on “Data for new India”   9-Jul-18
The World Bank Global poverty today, the 1908 winter in St. Petersburg, and ‘controversy bias’ Francisco Ferreira 11-Dec-17
The World Bank The 2017 global poverty update from the World Bank Francisco Ferreira, Christoph Lanker, Carolina Sanchez 16-Oct-17
The World Bank A richer array of international poverty lines Francisco Ferreira, Carolina Sanchez 13-Oct-17
Walta info Symbiotic relations with giants Bereket Gebru 12-Oct-17
The Economist The middle-income spread The Data Team 11-Oct-17
OECD Statistical Insights: Purchasing Power Parities – not only about Big Macs Pierre-Alain Pionnier, Francette Koechlin, Sophie Bournot 22-Aug-17
Forbes One Easy Way To Invest In The 'Asian Century' Frank Holmes 15-Jun-17
Times higher Education Richest European nations 'have most valuable HE-industry links' Simon Baker 15-May-17
The Hill Germany can save the euro by bringing back the Deutsche mark Joseph Micallef 13-May-17
The World Bank Is living in African cities expensive? Shohei Nakamura 16-May-16
UNICEF Latin America'€™s new way to measure government investment in early childhood   16-Mar-16
The World Bank Principles and Practice in Measuring Global Poverty   13-Jan-16
IMF The Global Economy in 2016   4-Jan-16
The World Bank Measuring poverty in a rapidly changing world Kaushik Basu 19-Sep-15
The World Bank World Bank Chief Economist Sets up New Commission on Global Poverty Phil Hay 22-Jun-15
The World Bank Global Poverty Monitoring and the New PPPs: A Note from Kaushik Basu Kaushik Basu 17-Apr-15
World Economic Forum Visualising the world economy and population in one chart World Economic Forum 27-Feb-15
The World Bank Parsing the challenges of measuring poverty and shared prosperity Peter Lanjouw 10-Oct-14
The Daily: Stat Can The World Bank International Comparison Program for purchasing power: Overall ranking of countries, 2011 Statistics Canada 9-May-14
The World Bank Playing with and Understanding Purchasing Power Parities Kaushik Basu 8-May-14
The World Bank Statistical Earthquakes Homi Kharas / Laurence Chandy 7-May-14
The World Bank Transport Energy Consumption Trends - Three Trajectories Holly Krambeck 3-May-10

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