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Monitoring progress in child poverty reduction : methodological insights and illustration to the case study of Bangladesh

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Important steps have been taken at international summits to set up goals and targets to improve the wellbeing of children worldwide. Now the world also has more and better data to monitor progress. This paper presents a new approach to monitoring progress in child poverty reduction based on the Alkire and Foster adjusted headcount ratio and an array of complementary techniques. A theoretical discussion is accompanied by an assessment of child poverty reduction in Bangladesh based on four r...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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International Food Policy Research Institute More from this funder
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Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Series:
OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2013-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
57
ISBN:
9781907194443
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-12-02

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