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Prem Sangraula


PREM SANGRAULA is an Economist in the Development Research Group. He updates and maintains the global poverty database for generating $1/day, $2/day Bank's official poverty estimates. He prepares the Poverty and Distribution tables for the World Development Indicators. He also upholds and updates the PovcalNet website in which the $1/day, $2/day poverty estimates can be replicated as published in WDI. As a member of global poverty monitoring team, he has expertise in household survey design, operation and poverty analysis. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked as a Statistical Officer for nine years at the Central Bureau of Statistics, Government of Nepal. He did his Master in Economic Policy Management from Columbia University, New York, in 1998.

Contact information: Prem Sangraula c/o

World Bank working papers and publications

1 .A global count of the extreme poor in 2012 : data issues, methodology and initial results
2 .Voting with their feet ? access to infrastructure and migration in Nepal
3 .The World Bank economic review 23 (2)
4 .Dollar a day revisited
5 .New evidence on the urbanization of global poverty

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