Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons

We demonstrate how to make poverty comparisons using multidimensional indicators of well-being, showing in particular how to check whether the comparisons are robust to aggregation procedures and to the choice of multidimensional poverty lines. In contrast to earlier work, our methodology applies eq...

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Volume: 116
Main Author: Duclos, Jean-Yves
Sahn, David E
Younger, Stephen D
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
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Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.10.2006
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published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 116; no. 514; pp. 943 - 968
Edition: Submitted: 1 July 2004 Accepted: 17 June 2005
Data of publication: 2006-10
ISSN: 0013-0133
1468-0297
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: Duclos' research was supported by SSHRC, FCAR and IDRC's MIMAP programme. Sahn's and Younger's participation was supported by the USAID and AERC. An early version of this work was written as a supporting paper for the World Development Report (2000), regarding which we are grateful to Christian Grootaert for his comments and support. We also thank Rob Strawderman and Steve Westin for technical advice, Nicolas Beaulieu and Wilson Perez for their excellent research assistance, and Peter Lambert, Paul Makdissi and Lars Osberg for very useful comments.
Duclos’ research was supported by SSHRC, FCAR and IDRC's MIMAP programme. Sahn's and Younger's participation was supported by the USAID and AERC. An early version of this work was written as a supporting paper for the World Development Report (2000), regarding which we are grateful to Christian Grootaert for his comments and support. We also thank Rob Strawderman and Steve Westin for technical advice, Nicolas Beaulieu and Wilson Perez for their excellent research assistance, and Peter Lambert, Paul Makdissi and Lars Osberg for very useful comments.
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