University of Sussex – Institute of Development Sussex (IDS)
MA in Poverty and Development
Poverty and Inequality (2014-2015)
4. Reading List
Session 1: The Evolution of Main Thinking around the Definitions and Measures of Poverty
- World Bank. 2001. The nature and evolution of poverty. in World development report 2000/2001: attacking poverty.
- Green, M. and D. Hulme. 2005. From correlates and characteristics to causes: thinking about poverty from a chronic poverty perspective.
Session 2: Poverty Measures I
- ADB. 2006. Appendix 1: Poverty definition, measurement and analysis. in Poverty Handbook Analysis and Processes to Support ADB Operations: A Working Document.
- Ruggeri Laderchi, C. 2000. The monetary approach to poverty: a survey of concepts and methods.
Session 3: DATA: Where does It Come from, How We Use It, and How It Influences Our Understanding of Poverty and Inequality
- World Bank. 2000. Opportunities and challenges for integrating quantitative and qualitative research. in Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Development Projects.
- Bernard, H. Russell. 2012. The foundations of social research. in Social research methods : qualitative and quantitative approaches. Pages 27 – 60.
Session 4: Wellbeing, Poverty and Inequality
- A. Norton et al. 2012. Understanding Poverty and Wellbeing.
- McGregor, J. Allister. 2010. Beyond business as usual: what might 3-D wellbeing contribute to MDG momentum?
- McGregor, J.A. 2007. Researching human wellbeing : from concepts to methodology. in Well-Being in Developing Countries : From Theory to Research.
Session 5: Poverty Measures II
- Alkire, S. and Foster, J. 2009. Counting and multidimensional poverty measurement.
- Maddox, Brian. 2008. What good is literacy?: insights and implications of the capabilities approach.
Session 6: The Economics Behind Core Poverty and Inequality Concepts
- Ray, D. 1999. Economic inequality (Chapter 6). in Development Economics.
- Atkinson, A. et al. 2011. Top incomes in the long run of history.
Session 7: Causes and Determinants of Inequality Traps
- World Bank. 2006. Equity and Development : World Development Report.
- Engerman, S. and Sokoloff, K. 2002. Factor endowments, inequality, and paths of development among New World economics.
Session 8: The Contexts in Which Poverty and Inequality Traps Occur: the Rural and the Urban
- Grant, U. 2010. Spatial inequality and urban poverty traps.
- Dercon, S. 2009. Rural Poverty: Old Challenges in New Contexts. in The World Bank Research Observer.
Session 9: Analysing Poverty and Poverty Profiles
- Appleton, S. 2001. The rich are just like us, only richer: poverty functions or consumption functions.
- Hagos, F. and Holden, S. 2003. Rural household poverty dynamics in Northern Ethiopia 1997-2000: analysis of determinants of poverty.