Poverty Threshold Analysis: Reassessing and Revalidating Quantitative Indicators

Zulfiqar Ali, Joseph Devine

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

The chapter uses data to examine whether it makes sense in socio-economic terms to have a distinct category of 'extreme poverty'. It then compares various datasets to locate in socio-economic terms the target population of a particular extreme poverty eradication programme known as Shiree. This allows for an initial identification of meaningful graduation indicators
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAiding Resilience among the Extreme Poor in Bangladesh
EditorsGeoffrey Wood, Zulfiqar Ali, Mathilde Maitrot, Joe Devine
PublisherUPL
Chapter3
ISBN (Print)978 984 506 240 4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2018

Keywords

  • extreme poverty, graduation, poverty thresholds,

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