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Journal ArticleEducation from the Bottom Up: UNICEF‘s Education Programme in Somalia
Part of Journal Special Issue Development Assistance for PeacebuildingAggregation operators Conflict management Education
BlogFrom the Editor's Desk (December 2013)
10 December 2013 Tony Addison Our November-December Angle comes amid intense activity on our ReCom—Research and Communication on Foreign Aid—programme, which is drawing to a close...Economic aspects (Agriculture) Aggregation operators Budget
Journal ArticlePoverty and Time
Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring Poverty Over TimeAggregation operators Equality and inequality Index numbers (Economics)
Working PaperPoverty and Time
We examine the measurement of individual poverty in an intertemporal context. Our aim is to capture the importance of persistence in a state of poverty and we characterize a corresponding individual intertemporal poverty measure...Aggregation operators Equality and inequality Index numbers (Economics)
Journal ArticlePoverty Mapping With Aggregate Census Data: What Is the Loss in Precision?
Part of Journal Special Issue Spatial Inequality and Development in AsiaAggregation operators Econometrics Economic development
Book ChapterPoverty Mapping With Aggregate Census Data: What Is the Loss in Precision?
From the book: Spatial Disparities in Human DevelopmentAggregation operators Econometrics Economic development
Working PaperPoverty Mapping with Aggregate Census Data: What is the Loss in Precision?
Spatially disaggregated maps of the incidence of poverty can be constructed by combining household survey data and census data...Aggregation operators Econometrics Economic development