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Poverty: 2006 Publications

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Books
Chapters in Books
Datasets and Software
Outreach
Working Papers 

Journal Articles

194. Azzarri, Carlo, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, and Alberto Zezza. 2006. "Monitoring Poverty without Consumption Data: An Application Using the Albania Panel Survey." Eastern European Economics 44(1): 59–82.

140. Beegle, Kathleen G., Rajeeva Dehejia, and Roberta V. Gatti. 2006. "Child Labor and Agricultural Shocks." Journal of Development Economics 81(1): 80–96.

195. Beegle, Kathleen G., Joachim De Weerdt, and Stefan Dercon. 2006. "Orphanhood and the Long-Run Impact on Children." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 88(5): 1266–72.

196. Carletto, Gero, Benjamin Davis, Marco Stampini, and Alberto Zezza. 2006. "A Country on the Move: International Migration in Post-Communist Albania." International Migration Review 40(4): 767–85.

197. Carletto, Gero, and Alberto Zezza. 2006. "Being Poor, Feeling Poorer: Combining Objective and Subjective Measurements of Welfare in Albania." Journal of Development Studies 42(5): 739–60.

198. Ferreira, Francisco H. G., Phillippe George Leite, Julie Litchfield, and Gabriel Ulyssea. 2006. "Ascenção e Queda da Desigualdade de Renda no Brasil." Econômica 8(1): 149–71.

199. Korinek, Anton, Johan Mistiaen, and Martin Ravallion. 2006. "Survey Nonresponse and the Distribution of Income." Journal of Economic Inequality 4(2): 33–55.

200. Lokshin, Michael M. 2006. "Semi-Parametric Difference-Based Estimation of Partial Linear Regression Models." Stata Journal 6(3): 377–83.

201. Lokshin, Michael M., and Elena Glinskaya. 2006. "Private-Public Wage Differential and Sectoral Choice Decision in India." Journal of International Development 18(2): 1–23.

202. Lokshin, Michael M. 2006. "Women’s Labour Force Participation and Child Care in Romania." Journal of Development Studies 42(1): 90–109.

203. Lokshin, Michael M., and Martin Ravallion. 2006. "Testing Poverty Lines." Review of Income and Wealth 52(3): 399–421.

204. Lokshin, Michael M., and Stefano Paternostro. 2006. "Robustness of Subjective Welfare Analysis in a Poor Developing Country: Madagascar 2001." Journal of Development Studies 42(4): 559–91.

205. Lokshin, Michael M., and Ruslan G. Yemtsov. 2006. "Distributional and Welfare Implications of the Military Draft: Micro-Level Evidence from Russia (in Russian)." Voprosy Economiki 1(1): 87–103.

206. Milanovic, Branko L. 2006. "Inequality and Determinants of Earnings in Malaysia, 1984-97." Asian Economic Journal 20(2): 191–216.

207. Milanovic, Branko L. 2006. "Economic Integration and Income Convergence: Not

Such a Strong Link?" Review of Economics and Statistics 88(4): 659–70.

208. Milanovic, Branko L. 2006. "Global Income Inequality: What It Is and Why It Matters." World Economics 7(1): 131–53.

209. Milanovic, Branko L. 2006. "La Desigualidad Mundial de la Renta: Que es y Que es Importante." Principios 5(1): 35–56.

210. Milanovic, Branko L. 2006. "An Estimate of Average Income and Inequality in Byzantium around Year 1000." Review of Income and Wealth 52(3): 360–75.

211. Mu, Ren. 2006. "Income Shocks, Consumption, Wealth, and Human Capital: Evidence from Russia." Economic Development and Cultural Change 54 (4): 857–92.

212. Newhouse, David, and Kathleen G. Beegle. 2006. "The Effect of School Type on Academic Achievement: Evidence from Indonesia." Journal of Human Resources 43(3): 529–57.

213. Ozler, Berk, and Giovanna Prennushi. 2006. "Toward Greater Global Equity." Nordic Journal of Political Economy 32(1): 3–15.

214. Rao, Vijayendra. 2006. "Book Review of Tim Dyson, Robert Cassen, Leela Visaria (eds.) Twenty-First Century India: Population, Economy, Human Development and Environment. Oxford University Press 2004." Population Development Review 32(2): 369–72.

215. Ravallion, Martin. 2006. "The Wealth Effect on New Business Startups in a Developing Economy." Economica 73(291): 367–92

216. Ravallion, Martin. 2006. "Looking Beyond Averages in the Trade and Poverty Debate." World Development 34(8): 1374–92.

103. Ravallion, Martin, and Dominique van De Walle. 2006. "Land Reallocation in an Agrarian Transition." The Economic Journal 116(116): 924–942.

217. Ravallion, Martin, and Shaohua Chen. 2006. "China’s (Uneven) Progress against Poverty." Journal of Development Economics 82(1): 1–42.

218. Woolcock, Michael, William Easterly, and Josef Ritzen. 2006. "Social Cohesion, Institutions, and Growth." Economics & Politics 18(2): 103–20.

219. Woolcock, Michael. 2006. "Review of Urbanization in India: Sociological Contributions." Journal of Regional Science 46(2): 405–06.


Books

220. Milanovic, Branko. 2006. Odvojeni svetovi. Beograd: United Nations Development Program.

221. Milanovic, Branko. 2006. La era de las desigualdades. Madrid: Fundacion Sistema.


Chapters in Books

222. Azzarri, Carlo, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Alberto Zezza. 2006. "Choosing to Migrate or Migrating to Choose: Migration and Labor Choice in Albania." In Agriculture in the Face of Changing Markets, Institutions and Policies—Challenges and Strategies, Vol. 33, ed. J. Curtiss, A. Balmann, K. Dautzenberg, and K. Happe. Halle, Germany: Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Mittel-und Osteuropa (IAMO).

223. Beegle, Kathleen G. and Wodon, Quentin. 2006. "Labor Shortages Despite Underemployment? Seasonality in Time Use in Malawi." In Gender, Time Use, and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa, ed. C. Mark Blackden and Quentin Wodon. Washington, DC: World Bank.

224. Demombynes, Gabriel, and Berk Ozler. 2006. "Crime and Local Inequality in South Africa." In Poverty and Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa, ed. Haroon Bhorat and Ravi Kanbur. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council Press.

225. Ferreira, Francisco H.G., Phillippe Leite, Luiz Pereira da Silva and Paulo Pichetti. 2006. "Can the Distributional Impacts of Macroeconomic Shocks be Predicted? A Comparison of the Performance of Macro-Micro Models with Historical Data for Brazil." In The Impact of Economic Policies on Poverty and Income Distribution: Advanced Evaluation Techniques and Tools, ed. Francois Bourguignon, Luiz Pereira da Silva, and Maurizio Bussolo. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

226. Ferreira, Francisco H. G., and Michael Walton. 2006. "Inequality of Opportunity and Economic Development." In Equity and Development, ed. Gudrun Kochendorfer-Lucius and Boris Pleskovic. Washington, DC: World Bank; Berlin: Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbh.

227. Hoogeveen, Johannes G., and Berk Ozler. 2006. "Not Separate, Not Equal: Poverty and Inequality in Post-Apartheid South Africa." In Poverty and Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa, ed. Haroon Bhorat and Ravi Kanbur. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council Press

228. Lanjouw, Peter. 2006. "Small-Scale Industry, Poverty and the Environment." In Small Firms and the Environment in Developing Countries: Collective Impact and Collective Action, ed. A. Blackman. Washington, DC: Resources for the Future.

229. Milanovic, Branko L. 2006. "Globalization and Inequality." In Global Inequality: Patterns and Explanations, ed. Dabid Held and Ayse Kaya. London: Polity.

230. Milanovic, Branko, and Lyn Squire. 2006. "Does Tariff Liberalization Increase Wage Inequality? Some Empirical Evidence." In Globalization and Poverty, ed. Ann Harrison. Chicago: Chicago University Press.

231. Ravallion, Martin. 2006. "Poverty and Growth Revisited." In The Elgar Companion to Development Studies, ed. David Clark. London: Edward Elgar.

232. Ravallion, Martin. 2006. "Famines and Economics." In Amartya Sen: Critical Assessments of Contemporary Economists, ed. John Wood. London: Routledge.

233. Ravallion, Martin. 2006. "Should Poor People Care about Inequality?" In Equity and Development, ed. Gudrun Kochendorfer-Lucius and Boris Pleskovic. Washington, DC: World Bank; Berlin: Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbh.

234. Ravallion, Martin, and Michael M. Lokshin. 2006. "Winners and Losers from Trade Reform in Morocco." In The Impact of Economic Policies on Poverty and Income Distribution: Advanced Evaluation Techniques and Tools, ed. Francois Bourguignon, Luiz Pereira da Silva, and Maurizio Bussolo. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

235. Ravallion, Martin, and Michael M. Lokshin. 2006. "On the Consistency of Poverty Lines." In Poverty, Inequality and Development: Essays in Honor of Erik Thorbecke, ed. Alain de Janvry and Ravi Kanbur. New York: Kluwer.

236. Ravallion, Martin. 2006. "Transfers and Safety Nets in Poor Countries: Revisiting the Trade-Offs and Policy Options." In Poverty and Development, ed. Abhijit Banerjee, Roland Benabou, and Dilip Mookerjee. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

237. Ravallion, Martin. 2006. "A Model-Based Assessment of India’s Progress in Reducing Poverty." In The Great India Poverty Debate, ed. Angus Deaton. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

238. Woolcock Michael, and Caroline Sage. 2006. "Introduction: Rules Systems and the Development Process." In The World Bank Legal Review, Volume 2: Law, Equity, and Development, ed. Ana Palacio. Amsterdam: Martinus Nijhoff; Washington, DC: World Bank.

239. Woolcock, Michael, Anthony Bebbington, and Scott Guggenheim. 2006. "The Ideas/Practice Nexus in International Development Organizations: Social Capital at the World Bank." In The Search for Empowerment: Social Capital as Idea and Practice at the World Bank, ed. Anthony Bebbington, Michael Woolcock, Scott Guggenheim, and Elizabeth Olson. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press.

240. Woolcock, Michael, Anthony Bebbington, and Scott Guggenheim. 2006. "Concepts: Their Contexts and Consequences." In The Search for Empowerment: Social Capital as Idea and Practice at the World Bank, ed. Anthony Bebbington, Michael Woolcock, Scott Guggenheim, and Elizabeth Olson. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press.

241. Woolcock, Michael, and Christopher Gibson. 2006. "Empowerment and Local-level Conflict Mediation in Indonesia." In Empowerment in Practice: From Analysis to Implementation, ed. Ruth Alsop, Mette Bertelsen, and Jeremy Holland. Washington, DC: World Bank.

242. Woolcock, Michael. 2006. "Microfinance." In Elgar Companion to Development Studies, ed. David A. Clark. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.


Datasets and Software

243. Living Standards Measurement Study. Updated in 2006 with household-level living standards datasets for the following countries: Albania 2003, 2004, 2005; Bosnia and Herzegovina 2002; Chile 2006, Nepal 2003—04, Panama 2003; Tajikistan 2003; and Kagera Region of Tanzania 2004.
Website: http://www.worldbank.org/lsms/

244. Globalization and Income Distribution. Data for the year 1998 data used in the book Worlds Apart: Measuring International and Global Inequality.
Website: http://econ.worldbank.org/projects/inequality.

245. Household Survey Data. Updated with more than 1000 Gini values from 130 countries and covering the period from 1950 to 2000. Data are in STATA.
Website: http://econ.worldbank.org/projects/inequality

246. Chiburis, Richard, and Michael Lokshin, 2006. "OHECKMAN: Maximum likelihood estimation of an ordered-probit selection model" Stata ado-file with help and documentation.
Website: http://econ.worldbank.org/programs/poverty/toolkit

247. Sajaia, Zurab, and Michael Lokshin. 2006. "BIOPROBIT: Maximum likelihood estimation of a bivariate ordered probit model: implementation and Monte Carlo simulations" Stata ado-file with help and documentation.
Website: http://econ.worldbank.org/programs/poverty/toolkit

248. Sajaia, Zurab, and Michael Lokshin. 2006. "BESTREG: The algorithm of selecting a subset of variables providing the model’s best fit" Stata ado-file with help and documentation.
Website: http://econ.worldbank.org/programs/poverty/toolkit

249. Sajaia, Zurab, and Michael Lokshin. 2006. "XML_TAB: the software to output Stata results into MS Excel or OpenOffice". Stata ado-file with help and documentation.
Website: http://econ.worldbank.org/programs/poverty/toolkit

250. Sajaia, Zurab and Richard Chiburis. 2006. "PPREG: Efficient estimation of regressions based on pseudo-panel data" Stata ado-file with help and documentation.
Website: http://econ.worldbank.org/programs/poverty/toolkit

251. Zhao, Qinghua. 2006. "Software for Poverty Mapping." User friendly software package for poverty mapping.
Website: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/povmap.

252. Zhao, Qinghua, Yongming Du, Shaohua Chen, Prem Sangraula and Martin Ravallion. 2006. "PovcalNet." A web-based interactive tool for measuring global poverty and inequality.
Website: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet.


Outreach

253. Milanovic, Branko. 2006. "The Lessons of the World Cup." Project syndicate (8 translations published in more than fifty newspapers, Websites etc.), July.
http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/milanovic4.

254. Milanovic, Branko. 2006. "Globalization’s Assassin." Project syndicate (8 translations published in twenty newspapers), July.
http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/milanovic5.

255. Milanovic, Branko. 2006. "Why Globalization is in Trouble, Parts I and II." YaleGlobal Online. A publication of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, August. Full text: Part 1: Full text  

Working Papers

256. Araujo, Caridad, Francisco H.G. Ferreira, Pater Lanjouw, and Berk Ozler. 2006. "Local Inequality and Project Choice: Theory and Evidence from Ecuador." Policy Research Working Paper 3997, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

257. Chen, Shaohua, and Martin Ravallion. 2006. "Di Bao: A Guaranteed Minimum Income in Urban China?" Policy Research Working Paper 3805, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

258. Chen, Shaohua, Ren Mu, and Martin Ravallion. 2006. "Are there Lasting Impacts of Aid to Poor Areas? Evidence from Rural China." Policy Research Working Paper 4084, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

259. Do, Quy-Toan, and Andrei Levchenko. 2006. "Comparative Advantage, Demand for External Finance, and Financial Development." Policy Research Working Paper 3889, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

260. Do, Quy-Toan, and Tung Duc Phung. 2006. "Superstition, Family Planning and Human Development." Policy Research Working Paper 4001, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

261. Do, Quy-Toan, and Andrei Levchenko. 2006. "Trade, Inequality, and the Political Economy of Institutions." Policy Research Working Paper 3836, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

262. Do, Quy-Toan, Sriya Iyer, and Shareen Joshi. 2006. "The Economics of Consanguineous Marriages." Policy Research Working Paper 4085, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

263. Dudwick, Nora, Kathleen Keuhnast, Veronica Nyhan Jones, and Michael Woolcock. 2006. "Analyzing Social Capital in Context: A Guide to Using Qualitative Methods and Data." Working Paper 38917, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

264. Ferreira, Francisco H. G., Phillippe George Leite, and Julie A. Litchfield. 2006. "The Rise and Fall of Brazilian Inequality, 1981–2004." Policy Research Working Paper 3867, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

265. Ferreira, Francisco H. G., and Michael Walton. 2006. "Inequality of Opportunity and Economic Development." Policy Research Working Paper 3816, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

266. Ferreira, Francisco H. G., Phillippe Leite, and Matthew Wai-Poi. 2006. "Trade Liberalization, Employment Flows and Wage Inequality in Brazil." Policy Research Working Paper 4108, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

267. Galasso, Emanuela, and Jeffrey Yau. 2006. "Learning through Monitoring: Lessons from a Large-Scale Nutrition Program in Madagascar." Policy Research Working Paper 4058, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

268. Jacoby, Hanan, and Ghazala Mansuri. 2006. "Incomplete Contracts and Investment: A Study of Land Tenancy in Pakistan." Policy Research Working Paper 3826, World Bank, Washington, DC.
Full text

269. Lokshin, Michael M., and Kathleen G. Beegle. 2006. "Forgone Earnings from Smoking: Evidence for a Developing Country." Policy Research Working Paper 4018, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

270. McCarthy, Nancy, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, and Irini Maltsoglou. 2006. "Assessing the Impact of Massive Out-Migration on Agriculture." ESA Working Paper 06-14, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome. Full text

271. Migotto, Mauro, Benjamin Davis, Gero Carletto, and Kathleen G. Beegle. 2006. "Measuring Food Security Using Respondents’ Perception of Food Consumption Adequacy." Research Paper 2006/88, United National University, World Institute for Development Economics Research, Helsinki, Finland. Full text

272. Milanovic, Branko L. 2006. "Global Income Inequality: What It Is and Why It Matters." Policy Research Working Paper 3865, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

139. van de Walle, Dominique, and Martin Ravallion. 2006. "Does Rising Landlessness Signal Success or Failure for Vietnam’s Agrarian Transition?" Policy Research Working Paper 3871, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text




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