Deputy Chief Economist of Asian Development Bank describes the key findings of their recent study on poverty measurement in Asia.
South East Asia
In a recent report, ADB finds that $1.25/day is not enough to maintain minimum welfare in Asia.
World Bank hosted a flagship seminar on Cities and Citizens: Game Changers for Inclusive Development at the annual meeting.
This is a brief summary of ‘Where Have All the Poor Gone? – Cambodia Poverty Assessment 2013′.
Malnutrition has not improved even with high growth, poverty reduction and human development.
In order to think what to do then, policy makers need to know why poverty became halved.
The Cambodian government updated the poverty line in April 2013. This post will review a technical side of the poverty assessment.
Book titles always speak of the flow of time. Where have all the poor gone?
Helen Clark promotes “Match Against Poverty“. It will help recovery efforts in the Philippines.
What do we mean by quality of growth? How do we measure it? How do policy makers operationalise it?