Lights, camera,... income!: Estimating poverty using national accounts, survey means and lights

In this paper we try to understand whether national accounts GDP per capita or survey mean income or consumption better proxy for true income per capita. We propose a data-driven method to assess the relative quality of GDP per capita versus survey means by comparing the evolution of each series to...

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Volume: 645
Main Author: Pinkovskiy, Maxim
Sala-i-Martin, Xavier
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2015
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 645
Data of publication: 2015
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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