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Issues in comparing poverty trends over time in Côte d"Ivoire

Christine Winton Jones

Issues in comparing poverty trends over time in Côte d"Ivoire

by Christine Winton Jones

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Published by World Bank, Policy Research Dept., Macroeconomics and Growth Division in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Côte d"Ivoire
    • Subjects:
    • Poverty -- Côte d"Ivoire -- Statistics -- Evaluation.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristine Jones, Xiao Ye.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 1711, Policy research working papers ;, 1711.
      ContributionsYe, Xiao, 1952-, World Bank. Policy Research Dept. Macroeconomics and Growth Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1711
      The Physical Object
      Pagination77 p. ;
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL751600M
      LC Control Number97146091

      Côte d'Ivoire is located in western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean) between Liberia and Ghana. It covers an area of , km 2. With the exception of a relief zone in the western region, where the altitude reaches above 1, m, the land rises gradually from the coast to . progress in HDI values by referring to Table 2 (‘Human Development Index Trends’) in the Human Development Report. Table 2 is based on consistent indicators, methodology and time-series data and, thus, shows real changes in values and ranks over time, reflecting the actual progress countries have made.

      Liberia’s economic freedom score is , making its economy the th freest in the Index. Its overall score has decreased by point, primarily because of a drop in the fiscal health score. According to the International Poverty Line, people are considered to be in ‘extreme poverty’ if they live on less than $ per day, or the equivalent amount after converting currencies and adjusting for price differences between countries. This is the definition used by the World Bank and many other international institutions.

      still leaves most families far below the poverty line. Trends in poverty About one in eight Americans was poor in As we have seen, poverty rates are substantially higher for children than Table 1 U.S. Poverty in Poverty Rate Share of the Poor Average Poverty Gap All % % $8, By Age Group Children $9,   Persons 65 and Over with Incomes Below Percent of the Poverty Threshold, and the Near Poor, by Race [Poverty Level and Poverty Rate [.


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Issues in comparing poverty trends over time in Côte d"Ivoire by Christine Winton Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Issues in comparing poverty trends over time in Côte d'Ivoire. Washington, DC: World Bank, Policy Research Dept., Macroeconomics and Growth Division, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors.

Cote d'Ivoire is one of the few African countries in Sub-Saharan Africa that conducted household surveys between and These surveys make it possible to trace changes in urban and rural poverty and changes in poverty among different socioeconomic groups.

Issues in comparing poverty trends over time in Cote de'Ivoire (English) Abstract. Cote d'Ivoire conducted household surveys between andmaking it possible to trace changes in urban and rural poverty and changes in poverty Cited by:   Issues in Comparing Exploring poverty trends across regions and Poverty Trends Over Time socioeconomic groujps raises in i Cote n C 'Ote d'lvoire c w lvolre questions about the pattern of change and the reliability of the data and the methods Christine Jones used to derive poverty Xiao Ye estimates.

Secondary data Cast some doubt on certain. Comparing the trends for multidimensional poverty and the better-known metric of income poverty (see figure 2) helps us reach a better understanding of poverty. Among the ten fastest MPI reducers, the incidence of people living on less than $ a day in Guinea and Liberia’s went down even faster than the incidence of multidimensional poverty.

For the last 5 years Cote d'Ivoire's growth rate has been among the highest in the world. Cote d'Ivoire is heavily dependent on agriculture and related activities, which engage roughly two-thirds of the population.

Cote d'Ivoire is the world's largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans and a significant producer and exporter of coffee and. With the new Global Goals agreed this autumn (UN ), the issue of poverty is at the top of global agenda. In a new book, The Economics of Poverty: History, Measurement and Policy, I review past and present debates on poverty, in rich and poor countries.

The book strives to provide an accessible synthesis of economic thinking on key questions. Sincethe World Bank and the United Nations have tracked global poverty trends using a common international poverty line – the so-called USD per day line.

This indicator has been helpful for comparing global poverty over time and for monitoring progress against key development targets such as the Millennium Development Goals.

However, poverty is much more than the mere lack of money. It is also about deprivation in other important areas of wellbeing such as education, health, water, and housing.

How has Uganda performed in terms of reducing poverty over the last decade. According to the Poverty Assessment, Uganda has reduced monetary poverty at a very rapid rate.

Malawi’s economic freedom score ismaking its economy the nd freest in the Index. Its overall score has increased by points, helped by a higher property rights score. Coudouel, A., Hentschel, J. S., & Wodon, Q. Poverty measurement and analysis, in the poverty reduction strategy paper sourcebook.

Washington: World Bank. How can you analyse well-being. This chapter provides an introduction to poverty, inequality, and vulnerability analysis and a guide to resources, tools and data sources. It focuses mainly on income and [ ].

The economic histories of Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire since their independence have been dramatically different. In the period from Ghana experienced a sustained collapse in its economy such that by its level of real GDP per person had fallen by some 40%, its currency was worthless and the third attempt at democratic government had ended with a fourth military.

To Stockholm, for Sida’s Development Talks on the theme ‘Africa rising?Poverty and growth in sub-Saharan Africa’.Finn Tarp and Andy McKay spoke about their new UNU-WIDER book, co-edited with Channing Arndt, entitled Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa—the book is on full open access and you can download it from here.

The event provided a perfect. WASHINGTON, Octo – Ghana’s strong economic growth in the past two decades helped cut the country’s poverty rate in half, from % to % between and This is based on Ghana’s national poverty line.

But according to the newly released “Poverty Reduction in Ghana: Progress and Challenges,” report, sustained poverty reduction requires. tant in In projections for Côte d’Ivoire over –20, manufacturing and services drive economic performance.

T he West Africa Economic Outlook presents a comprehensive economic analysis of the 16 countries in this region, focusing on growth, macroeconomic stability and employment, structural change, and poverty reduction.

For the last 5 years Cote d'Ivoire's growth rate has been among the highest in the world. Cote d'Ivoire is heavily dependent on agriculture and related activities, which engage roughly two-thirds of the population. Cote d'Ivoire is the world's largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans and a significant producer and exporter of coffee and.

poverty measurement worldwide and sketches a road to improving country practices while achieving greater comparability within and across countries.

It is hoped that this book will serve as the basis for formulating national, regional and international statistical programs to strengthen the capacity in member countries to collect and analyze data.

However, comparisons of repeated static pictures of income poverty over time, such as this, are not without criticism (Christiaensen and Shorrocks.

Introduction When we talk about poverty, we always relate poverty to poor living conditions or low standard of living. Poverty is an issue that happens all over the world, especially developing countries.

We know about poverty issues by reading newspaper and watching television. In general, poverty is known as lack of money, food and shelter. Well over 75 percent of families with children that lack a full-time, year-round worker are in poverty.

[32] An individual or family in the U.S. whose only source of income is welfare benefits. Monitoring poverty over time: some lessons from Cote d'Ivoire: Le suivi de la pauvrete: enseignements fournis par la Cote d'Ivoire (French) This note explores some of the factors that need to be taken into account in designing surveys, and in comparing poverty indicators over time for effective poverty monitoring.

The increased prevalence of poverty in middle-income countries is in many ways a trend of success. Over the past decade, the number of countries classified as low-income has fallen by two fifths.More than one billion people worldwide still live in extreme poverty, a state of affairs that is morally unacceptable given the resources and technology we have available today.

At the same time, rising inequality and social exclusion seems to .