Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Shatakshee Dhongde
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 October 2011
Keywords: global poverty, household surveys, international poverty line, poverty line, surveys, statistics, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
Current estimates of global poverty vary substantially across studies. In this paper we undertake a novel sensitivity analysis to highlight the importance of methodological choices in estimating global poverty. We...