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The World Bank Purchasing Power Parities for Policy Making: a Visual Guide to Using Data from the International Comparison Program Haishan Fu, Nada Hamadeh 17-Jun-21
The World Bank The size of the Asia and the Pacific economy based on purchasing power parities: results from the International Comparison Program Kaushal Joshi, Mel Lorenzo Accad, Inyoung Song 08-Apr-21
The World Bank Demystifying ICP Purchasing Power Parity calculations using Python William Vigil-Oliver, Shriya Chauhan 07-Apr-21
The World Bank The ICP in Western Asia: turning the spotlight on Arab economies Majed Skaini, Mizuki Yamanaka 12-Jan-21
The World Bank Why have the 2011 PPPs been revised and what does it mean for estimates of poverty? Samuel Kofi Tetteh Baah, Aziz Atamanov, Christoph Lakner, Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Marko Rissanen,
William Vigil-Oliver, Mizuki Yamanaka, Judy Yang
25-Nov-20
The World Bank Global trading blocs through the lens of ICP 2017 results Rui Costa 24-Nov-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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London School of Economics blog Perceptions of ‘the rich’ limit the scope of tax policies in Mexico and beyond Alice Krozer 27-Apr-21
Asian Development Blog Prices matter when tracking economic development and recovery after the pandemic Kaushal Joshi, Mel Lorenzo Accad, Inyoung Song 19-Apr-21
London School of Economics blog Perceptions of ‘the rich’ limit the scope of tax policies in Mexico and beyond Alice Krozer 27-Apr-21
Asian Development Blog Prices matter when tracking economic development and recovery after the pandemic Kaushal Joshi, Mel Lorenzo Accad, Inyoung Song 19-Apr-21
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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
The World Bank The global economic growth outlook in five charts: Fragile, handle with care Carlos Arteta, Patrick Kirby 09-Jan-20
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
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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
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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
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian Professor of economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University gives speech on global economics Jaqueline Hayes 13-Nov-18
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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
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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
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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
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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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