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Author Grosse, Melanie. Author.

Title Measurement of Trends in Wellbeing, Poverty, and Inequality with Case Studies from Bolivia and Colombia Melanie Grosse.

Imprint Frankfurt a.M. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften [2018], ©2011.

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Edition 1st, New ed.
Description 1 online resource.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Göttinger Studien zur Entwicklungsökonomik / Göttingen Studies in Development Economics 32.
Free online access: JSTOR.
Thesis Thesis (Doctoral).
Contents Matching Household Surveys with Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Data to Create Nationally Representative Time Series of Poverty -- Estimating the Stability of Poverty Analysis: Out-of-Sample Predictions in Dynamic Poverty Mapping -- Measuring Pro-Poor Growth in Non-Income Dimensions -- Pro-Poor Growth in Multidimensional Poverty Indicators.
Summary Reducing poverty and increasing wellbeing in developing countries have become central aims of both the national policy-makers as well as the international community. With the Millennium Development Declaration of 2000, the international community has agreed to focus on poverty reduction and the reduction of deprivation in its many dimensions. This book investigates conceptual and empirical issues on the measurement of trends in wellbeing, poverty, and inequality, illustrated for Bolivia and Colombia. The book contributes significantly to filling data gaps by combining existing data in a new way. Furthermore, it presents an important step forward to focus more on multidimensional outcomes of wellbeing rather than on monetary inputs and to develop tools to monitor the progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Biography Melanie Grosse holds a PhD degree in Economics of the University of Göttingen. Furthermore, she holds a Diploma from the University of Göttingen and a Certificate of the Advanced Studies Program in International Economic Policy Research of the Kiel Institute for World Economics. Her research focuses on poverty, inequality, and development in Latin American countries.
Note Online resource; title from title screen (viewed December 28, 2018).
Subject Poverty -- Measurement -- Case studies.
Quality of life -- Measurement -- Case studies.
Well-being -- Measurement -- Case studies.
Equality -- Measurement -- Case studies.
Poverty -- Bolivia -- Statistics.
Poverty -- Colombia -- Statistics.
Quality of life -- Bolivia -- Statistics.
Quality of life -- Colombia -- Statistics.
Well-being -- Bolivia -- Statistics.
Well-being -- Colombia -- Statistics.
Equality -- Bolivia -- Statistics.
Equality -- Colombia -- Statistics.
Equality. (OCoLC)fst00914456
Poverty. (OCoLC)fst01074093
Poverty -- Measurement. (OCoLC)fst01074112
Quality of life. (OCoLC)fst01085009
Quality of life -- Measurement. (OCoLC)fst01085019
Well-being. (OCoLC)fst01402723
Bolivia. (OCoLC)fst01205549
Colombia. (OCoLC)fst01205916
Genre/Form Academic theses. (OCoLC)fst01726453
Electronic books.
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Statistics. (OCoLC)fst01423727
Academic theses.
Other Form: Print version: 9783631613764
ISBN 9783631753538 (electronic bk.)
3631753535 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9783631753538
10.3726/b13875 doi

 
    
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