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Can subjective questions on economic welfare be trusted ? evidence for three developing countries
Is workfare cost-effective against poverty in a poor labor-surplus economy?
Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program
Benefit incidence with incentive effects, measurement errors and latent heterogeneity
Long-term impacts of household electrification in rural India
Trade insulation as social protection
How long will it take to lift one billion people out of poverty ?
Evaluating workfare when the work is unpleasant : evidence for India's national rural employment guarantee scheme
Benchmarking global poverty reduction
More relatively-poor people in a less absolutely-poor world
Can we trust shoestring evaluations ?
Does India's employment guarantee scheme guarantee employment ?
Poor, or just feeling poor ? on using subjective data in measuring poverty
Knowledgeable bankers ? the demand for research in World Bank operations
On the implications of essential heterogeneity for estimating causal impacts using social experiments
The World Bank economic review 25 (2)
Is it what you inherited or what you learnt ? Intergenerational linkage and interpersonal inequality in Senegal
On multidimensional indices of poverty
The World Bank research observer 26 (1)
The two poverty enlightenments: historical insights from digitized books spanning three centuries
Troubling tradeoffs in the Human Development Index
Mashup indices of development
On measuring scientific influence
The World Bank's publication record
Poverty lines across the world
Price levels and economic growth : making sense of the PPP changes between ICP rounds
A comparative perspective on poverty reduction in Brazil, China and India
Has India's economic growth become more pro-poor in the wake of economic reforms ?
The pattern of growth and poverty reduction in China
Do poorer countries have less capacity for redistribution ?
The World Bank research observer 24 (2)
Why don't we see poverty convergence ?
Frame-of-reference bias in subjective welfare regressions
The World Bank research observer 24 (1)
Weakly relative poverty
The World Bank economic review 23 (1)
The World Bank economic review 23 (2)
The developing world's bulging (but vulnerable) "middle class"
Bailing out the world's poorest
The developing world is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty
China is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty
Dollar a day revisited
Global poverty and inequality : a review of the evidence
Are there lasting impacts of aid to poor areas ? Evidence from rural China
Evaluation in the practice of development
Are there lessons for Africa from China's success against poverty ?
On the welfarist rationale for relative poverty lines
Poverty reduction without economic growth ? explaining Brazil's poverty dynamics, 1985-2004
How relevant is targeting to the success of an antipoverty program ?
A micro-decomposition analysis of the macroeconomic determinants of human development
Geographic inequity in a decentralized anti-poverty program : a case study of China
Absolute poverty measures for the developing world, 1981-2004
New evidence on the urbanization of global poverty
Partially awakened giants : uneven growth in China and India
Does rising landlessness signal success or failure for Vietnam's agrarian transition?
Di Bao : a guaranteed minimum income in urban China?
Who cares about relative deprivation ?
An econometric method of correcting for unit nonresponse bias in surveys
Searching for the economic gradient in self-assessed health
Inequality is bad for the poor
Evaluating anti-poverty programs
Is a guaranteed living wage a good anti-poverty policy?
A poverty-inequality trade-off?
On the contribution of demographic change to aggregate poverty measures for the developing world
Survey nonresponse and the distribution of income
Lasting local impacts of an economywide crisis
Looking beyond averages in the trade and poverty debate
China's (uneven) progress against poverty
China's (uneven) progress against poverty
The World Bank economic review 18 (3)
The World Bank research observer 19 (2)
Gainers and losers from trade reform in Morocco
How Have the World's Poorest Fared Since the Early 1980s?
Competing concepts of inequality in the globalization debate
Pro-poor growth : A primer
The World Bank economic review 18 (1)
In measuring aggregate "social efficiency"
Social protection in a crisis - Argentina's Plan Jefes y Jefas
On the utility consistency of poverty lines
Hidden impact ? Ex-post evaluation of an anti-poverty program
Household welfare impacts of China's accession to the World Trade Organization
Targeted transfers in poor countries : revisiting the tradeoffs and policy options
The debate on globalization, poverty, and inequality : why measurement matters
Land allocation in Vietnam's agrarian transition
Survey compliance and the distribution of income
Externalities in rural development - evidence for China
Rich and powerful? Subjective power and welfare in Russia
Is India's economic growth leaving the poor behind?
Assisting the transition from workfare to work : a randomized experiment
Breaking up the collective farm : welfare outcomes of Vietnam's massive land privatization
Household income dynamics in rural China
Do workfare participants recover quickly from retrenchment?
The World Bank research observer 16 (2)
Does piped water reduce diarrhea for children in rural India ?
Measuring aggregate welfare in developing countries - How well do national accounts and surveys agree?
Measuring pro-poor growth
On the urbanization of poverty
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