Poverty comparisons with non-compatible data

theory and illustrations
  • 26 Pages
  • 4.80 MB
  • English
World Bank, Policy Research Dept., Poverty and Human Resources Division , Washington, DC
Poverty -- Statistical Methods., Consumption (Economics) -- Measurement -- Methodo
StatementJean Olson Lanjouw, Peter Lanjouw.
SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 1709, Policy research working papers ;, 1709.
ContributionsLanjouw, Peter., World Bank. Policy Research Dept. Poverty and Human Resources Division.
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1709
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL762487M
LC Control Number97159695

January Poverty rates calculated on the basis of different definitions of consumption may reveal substantial biases, but under certain conditions robust comparisons are possible.

Nonfood spending is often thought to be especially poorly measured, but the more comprehensive is the measure of consumption spending, the better it is as a. Poverty comparisons with non-compatible data: theory and illustrations Article (PDF Available) January with 28 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Poverty comparisons with non-compatible data: theory and illustrations (English) Documents & Reports. Downloadable. Comparisons of poverty rates are only rarely based on identical underlying definitions of welfare. The authors examine the sensitivity of poverty rates calculated from alternative definitions of consumption.

They consider what theory can say about the direction of bias in comparisons and show that under certain conditions robust comparisons are possible. Poverty comparisons with non-compatible data: theory and.

Poverty comparisons - such as whether poverty has increased, or where it is greatest, are typically clouded in conceptual and methodological uncertainties. How should individual well-being be assessed in deciding who is poor. Is a household survey a reliable guide.

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69(2), pagesMay. Lanjouw, Jean Olson & Lanjouw, Peter, "Poverty comparisons with non-compatible data: theory and illustrations," Policy Research Working Paper SeriesThe. This is the same result that Bradshaw and Mayhew () 73 find in a study of extreme poverty in Europe using data on per capita household incomes from the EU-SILC survey to measure absolute poverty rates in Europe, using a poverty line of $ PPP-dollars per person per day.

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People living on less than $ a day () Poverty's death toll. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), poverty accounts for 30% of human deaths (i.e.

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18 million) each course you don’t die of poverty but of its consequences: starvation, bad sanitation-induced disease, other diseases (e.g.

HIV/AIDS), lack of water, conflicts over resources etc. The official poverty rate, first adopted inidentified million Americans (15 percent of the population) in poverty in There was little change in the poverty rate fromafter three years of consecutive increases.

Poverty rates for subgroups of the population differ widely. Amy Lockwood is the Deputy Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health at Stanford's School of Medicine, where she works on research, education, and innovation programs focused on issues of global health.

With a background spanning the business, nonprofit and academic sectors, she has deep experience developing strategies, managing, and evaluating development .The rural poverty rate is growing and has exceeded the urban rate every year since data collection began in the s.

The difference between the two poverty rates has averaged about 5 percent for the last 30 years, with urban rates near 10–15 percent and rural rates near 15–20 percent (Jolliffe, ).Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of population) - India World Bank, Global Poverty Working Group.

Data are compiled from official government sources or are computed by World Bank staff using national (i.e. country–specific) poverty lines.