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Director's Office: 2008 Publications

   

Journal Articles
Books
Chapters in Book
Outreach
Working Papers

Journal Articles

Ravallion, Martin. 2008. “A Global Perspective on Poverty in India.” Economic and Political Weekly  43 (43): 31–37.  

Ravallion, Martin.  2008. “Miss-Targeted, or Miss-Measured?” Economics Letters 100: 9–12.

Ravallion, Martin. 2009. “Are There Lessons for Africa from China's Success Against Poverty?” World Development  37(2): 303–13.  

Ravallion, Martin, and Michael Lokshin. 2008. “Testing for an Economic Gradient in Health Status using Subjective Data.” Health Economics  17(11): 1237–59.  

Ravallion, Martin, and Dominique van de Walle. 2008. “Does Rising Landlessness Signal Success or Failure for Vietnam’s Agrarian Transition?” Journal of Development Economics  87(2): 191–209.  

Yusuf, Shahid. 2008. “Intermediating Knowledge Exchange between Universities and Business.” Research Policy  37(8): 1167–71.   


 

Books

Ravallion, Martin, and Dominique van de Walle. 2008. Land in Transition: Reform and Poverty in Rural Vietnam. Washington, DC and New York: World Bank and Palgrave Macmillan. 

Yusuf, Shahid, Kaoru Nabeshima, and Shoichi Yamashita, eds. 2008. Growing Industrial Clusters in Asia: Serendipity and Science. Washington, DC: World Bank.  

Yusuf, Shahid, and Tony Saich, eds. 2008.China Urbanizes: Consequences, Strategies, and Policies. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Yusuf, Shahid, and William Saint, eds. 2008. Accelerating Catch-Up: Tertiary Education for Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Yusuf, Shahid. 2008. Development Economics through the Decades: A Critical Look at 30 Years of the World Development Report.  Washington, DC: World Bank.
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Chapters in Books

Bourguignon, François, Francisco H.G. Ferreira, Branko Milanovic, and Martin Ravallion. 2008. “Global Inequality.”  In Princeton  Encyclopedia of the World Economy, ed. Kenneth Reinert and Ramkishen Rajan. Princeton University Press.  

Chen, Shaohua, Martin Ravallion, and Youjuan Wang. 2008. “Does the Di Bao Program Guarantee a Minimum Income in China's Cities?” In Public Finance in China: Reform and Growth for a Harmonious Society, ed.Jiwei Lou and Shuilin Wang. Washington, DC: World Bank.  

Ferreira, Francisco H.G.,and Martin Ravallion. 2008. “Poverty and Inequality: The Global Context.” In The Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality, ed. Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, and Tim Smeeding. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  

Lokshin, Michael,and Martin Ravallion. 2008. “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.

Ravallion, Martin. 2008. “Evaluating Anti-Poverty Programs.” In Handbook in Economics 9: Handbook of Development Economics, Vol. 4, ed. T. Paul Schultz and John Strauss. Amsterdam: North-Holland.  

Ravallion, Martin. 2008. “Poverty Alleviation Programs.” In The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, ed. Larry Blume and Steven Durlauf. London: Palgrave Macmillan.  

Ravallion, Martin. 2008. “Poverty Lines.” In The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, ed. Larry Blume and Steven Durlauf. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ravallion, Martin. 2008. “On the Welfarist Rationale for Relative Poverty Lines.” In The Oxford Handbook of Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen. Volume I: Ethics, Welfare and Measurement, ed. Kaushik Basu and Ravi Kanbur. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


 

Outreach

Chen, Shaohua, and Martin Ravallion. 2008. “ New Global Poverty Estimates.” World Bank Research Digest 3(1, Fall): 4.

Ravallion, Martin, Shaohua Chen, and Prem Sangraula. 2008. “ Dollar a Day Revisited.” World Bank Research Digest  2(4, Summer): 1.

Ravallion, Martin, and Shaohua Chen. 2008. “Revisiting the ‘Dollar a Day’ Poverty Measures in the Light of the 2005 ICP.” International Comparison Program Bulletin 5(3, August).

Ravallion, Martin, and Dominique van de Walle. 2008. “Land in Transition: Reform and Poverty in Rural Vietnam.” World Bank Research Digest  2(4, Summer): 4.

Ravallion, Martin, and Dominique van de Walle. 2008. “Land and Poverty in Reforming East Asia.” Finance and Development  45(3): 38–41.  

World Bank. 2008. " China's Rapid Urbanization: Benefits, Challenges & Strategies."
Featured Article (online only), Development Research Group, World Bank, Washington, DC, June.


 



Working Papers

Chen, Shaohua, and Martin Ravallion. 2008. “The Developing World is Poorer than We Thought, But No Less Successful in the Fight against Poverty.” Policy Research Working Paper 4703, World Bank, Washington, DC.  

Chen, Shaohua, and Martin Ravallion. 2008. “China is Poorer than We Thought, But No Less Successful in the Fight against Poverty.” Policy Research Working Paper 4621, World Bank, Washington, DC.  

Ferreira, Francisco H. G., and Martin Ravallion. 2008. “Global Poverty and Inequality: A Review of the Evidence.” Policy Research Working Paper 4623, World Bank, Washington, DC.  

Ravallion, Martin, Shaohua Chen, and Prem Sangraula. 2008. “Dollar A Day Revisited.” Policy Research Working Paper 4620, World Bank, Washington, DC.  

Ravallion, Martin. 2008. “On the Welfarist Rationale for Relative Poverty Lines.” Policy Research Working Paper 4486, World Bank, Washington, DC.  

Ravallion, Martin. 2008. “Bailing Out the World's Poorest.” Policy Research Working Paper 4763, World Bank, Washington, DC.


 




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