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Did poverty reduction reach the poorest of the poor? : assessment methods in the counting approach

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A number of multidimensional poverty measures have recently been proposed, within counting approach framework, respecting the ordinal nature of dimensions. Besides ensuring a reduction in poverty, however, it is important to monitor distributional changes to ensure that poverty reduction has been inclusive in reaching the poorest. Distributional issues are typically captured by adjusting a poverty measure to be sensitive to inequality among the poor. This approach however has certain prac...

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Peer reviewed

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Department:
International Development
Department:
International Development
Series:
OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2014-01-01
Acceptance date:
2014-11-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
77
Language:
English
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2015-04-09

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