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- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
- The Initiative for Policy Dialogue series
xvii, 446 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Measuring global poverty.
The debate on globalization, poverty, and inequality :
why measurement matters /
Martin Ravallion ;
How not to count the poor /
Sanjay G. Reddy and Thomas Pogge ;
A reply to Reddy and Pogge /
Martin Ravallion ;
How many poor people should there be :
a rejoinder to Ravallion /
Thomas Pogge ;
Raising the standard :
the war on global poverty /
Surjit S. Bhalla ;
Irrelevance of the $1-a-day poverty line /
T.N. Srinivasan ;
Use of country purchasing power parities for international comparisons of poverty levels :
potential and limitations /
Bettina Aten and Alan Heston ;
Measuring poverty in a growing world (or measuring growth in a poor world) /
Angus Deaton ;
Poverty or income distribution :
which do we want to measure? /
Robert Johnson ;
A note on the (mis)use of national accounts for estimation of household final consumption expenditures for poverty measures /
Ivo Havinga, Gisèle Kamanou, Vu Quang Viet ;
Unequal development in the 1990's :
growing gaps in human capabilities /
Sakiko Fukuda-Parr and David Stewart
Regional and country studies. Improving measurement of Latin American inequality and poverty with an eye to equitable growth policy / Albert Berry ; The changing nature of urban poverty in China / Carl Riskin and Qin Gao ; China is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty / Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion ; Poverty decline in India in the 1990's : a reality and not an artifact / K. Sundaram and Suresh D. Tendulkar ; Living standards in Africa / David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John Lammey Stewart Memorial Library Fund.
Anand, Sudhir, 1946-
Segal, Paul, 1977-
Stiglitz, Joseph E.
John Lammey Stewart Memorial Library Fund.
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