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Statistical tools and estimation methods for poverty measures based on household surveys

Citation

Gibson, John (2006). Statistical tools and estimation methods for poverty measures based on household surveys.

Abstract

Introduction
Most of what is known about poverty and living standards in developing countries comes from household surveys. A household survey can provide data on many topics related to poverty, especially on some monetary indicator of welfare (expenditure on household consumption is the preferred indicator, for reasons discussed below).

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http://scholar.googleusercontent.com/scholar?q=cache:HxcH8_wORpMJ:scholar.google.com/+Statistical+tools+and+estimation+methods+for+poverty+measures+based+on+household+surveys&hl=en&as_sdt=1,34

Reference Type

Conference Paper

Year Published

2006

Author(s)

Gibson, John