Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Lynge Nielsen
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 April 2009
Keywords: Relative poverty, global income inequality, poverty line, poverty analysis, official poverty,
The paper provides estimates of global relative poverty trends from 1970 onwards. Relative poverty is shown to have decreased significantly, but at the same time there has been a worsening poverty outcome among up...