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New Approaches to Measurement

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 4.3

Index numbers (Economics) Inequality Measurement (Poverty)
Journal Article
When do relative prices matter for measuring income inequality?: The case of food prices in Mozambique

Changes in relative prices of commodities consumed in different shares across income groups can be expected to alter real income differentials between these groups...

Equality and inequality Income Index numbers (Economics)
Working Paper
When do Relative Prices Matter for Measuring Income Inequality?: The Case of Food Prices in Mozambique

Changes in relative prices of commodities consumed in different shares across income groups can be expected to alter real income differentials between these groups...

Equality and inequality Income distribution Index numbers (Economics)
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (January 2015)

We are now into 2015, and the year is already gathering speed. 2015 is of course the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, and a major year in global development with the conclusion of the MDG process, and the start of a new chapter with the SDGs...

Agricultural industries Balance of payments Children
Working Paper
New Patterns of Structural Change and Effects on Inclusive Development: A Case Study of South Africa and Brazil

This study explores the question of structural change and inclusive development in South Africa and Brazil...

Economic growth Structural adjustment (Economic policy) Households
Working Paper
Monetary Inequality Among Households in Togo: An Illustration Based on the Decomposition of the Gini Coefficient Using the Shapley Value Approach

This paper aims at measuring and analysing for the first time inequality in the distribution of expenditures among households in Togo according to the characteristics of household heads...

Equality and inequality Income distribution Index numbers (Economics)
Working Paper
Indices of Social Development and their Application to Africa

This paper, using a new set of social development indices, explores the measurement of social development across Africa, and how this relates to broader development patterns and measurement...

Economic development Economic growth Equality and inequality
Working Paper
When do Relative Prices Matter for Measuring Income Inequality?: The Case of Food Prices in Mozambique

Changes in the relative prices of commodities consumed in different shares across income groups are known to influence real measures of inequality...

Equality and inequality Income Index numbers (Economics)
Journal Article
Developing and Evaluating Governance Indexes: 10 Questions

Recent years have seen a proliferation of composite indicators or indexes of governance and their use in research and policy-making. This article proposes a framework of 10 questions to guide both the development and evaluation of such indexes...

Index numbers (Economics) Public administration Methodology (Qualitative research)
Working Paper
Evaluating Governance Indexes: Critical and Less Critical Questions

Recent years have seen a proliferation of ‘composite indicators’ or ‘indexes’ of governance...

Index numbers (Economics) Public administration Methodology (Qualitative research)
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (February 2013)

Tony Addison As the snow continues to lie deep across Helsinki, UNU-WIDER is putting the last touches to the ReCom results meeting on ‘aid and the social sectors’, which takes place at Sida in Stockholm on 13 March...

Economic aspects (Industrialization) Econometric models (Economic development) Children
Working Paper
Measuring Economic Insecurity

We provide an axiomatic treatment of the measurement of economic insecurity, assuming that individual insecurity depends on the current wealth level and its variations experienced in the past...

Methodology (Economics) Index numbers (Economics) Wealth
Journal Article
Poverty and Time

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring Poverty Over Time

Aggregation operators Equality and inequality Index numbers (Economics)
Book Chapter
Designing Composite Entrepreneurship Indicators

From the book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Entrepreneurship Index numbers (Economics)
Book Chapter
The Causes and Measurement of State Fragility

From the book: Fragile States

Decision making Economic assistance and foreign aid Index numbers (Economics)
Book Chapter
State Fragility: Concept and Measurement

From the book: Fragile States

Economic assistance and foreign aid Index numbers (Economics) Institutional economics
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