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Poverty transitions: evidence for income and multidimensional indicators
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2011-04)
This paper presents empirical results of transitions of poverty measures for Chile, using the 1996 – 2001 – 2006 National Socioeconomic Panel Survey data. We compare the differences between poverty dynamics using the income ...
Measuring Acute Poverty in the Developing World: Robustness and Scope of the Multidimensional Poverty Index
(Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, 2013-03)
This paper presents the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), a measure of acute poverty, understood as a person’s inability to meet simultaneously minimum international standards in indicators related to the Millennium ...
Measuring Chronic Poverty
(Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, 2012-08)
A new class of chronic poverty measures is constructed that builds upon Jalan and Ravallion (1998) but does not require resources in different periods to be perfect substitutes when identifying the chronically poor. We use ...
A Multidimensional Approach: Poverty Measurement & Beyond
Poverty has probably always been understood as a multidimensional problem, yet traditionally it has been measured with one dimension: income. The assumption was that the income level could capture fairly well whether people ...
Long-term trends of poverty in Latin American countries
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2001-06)
The article attempts an assessment of the long-term evolution of poverty in the four Latin American countries for which there is enough historical data. Argentina, Colombia, Chile, and Mexico represent a variety of the ...
Urban poverty and habitat precariousness in the Caribbean
Focuses on urban poverty in current and former British territories. Analyzes conditions such as: housing, sanitation, land titles, water, public services, in order to evlaute poverty conditions and precariousness in Caribbean ...