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Multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis : chapter 9 - distribution and dynamics

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OPHI working paper no. 90
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For meaningful policy analysis, it is important not only to look at overall poverty, and compare countries or regions at a single point in time, but also to understand the distribution among the poor, the disparity across subgroups, and the dynamics of poverty. This extends the methodological toolkit presented in Chapter 5. First we present a new measure of inequality among the poor and its axiomatic justification. The same measure, a form of variance, can be extended to analyse horizont...

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International Development
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Elliott School of International Affairs
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International Development
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International Development
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Save the Children, UK
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Publication date:
2015
Acceptance date:
2015-01-02
ISSN:
2040-8188

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