There are several methodologies that can be used to study the impacts of trade on poverty:
Using Statistical Methods and Household Surveys
Using Computable General Equilibrium Models and
Using Cross-Country Regressions.
These different methods use a variety of different data sources and of different analytical tools. In this site, you will find a brief description of the defining characteristics of these methods and of their data needs. A set of references will lead you to some of the main papers that compose each strand of literature.
Page last updated on September 11, 2006