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Poverty measurement
Policy seminar
Rising income inequality: trends - and measures to prevent and reverse it

ILO , UNCTAD , and UNU-WIDER invite interested professionals to the policy seminar on ‘Rising income inequality: trends, and measures to prevent and reverse it’. The last decade has witnessed a revival of concern over the impact of high-...

23 October 2014
Room IX, International Labour Organization, Route des Morillons 4, Geneva, Switzerland
Past event
Presentation
Launch of the special issue of the Journal of Economic Inequality: ‘Measuring poverty over time’

The conceptualization and measurement of poverty has been the subject of intense study for more than a century. The adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2000 gave additional stimulus to these longstanding efforts, this time at the...

14 June 2012
World Bank, Washington, D.C., United States
Past event
Project
Reconciling Africa’s growth, poverty and inequality trends: growth and poverty project (GAPP)

Theme: Other

Despite decades of research and advances in data and methods, measuring poverty and reconciling this with patterns of economic growth remains a complex and contentious issue. UNU-WIDER’s Growth and Poverty Project (GAPP) re-examines Africa...

Economic growth Poverty measurement Economic inequality
Project
New approaches to measuring poverty and vulnerability

Theme: Climate change

New Directions in Development Economics Poverty measurement Vulnerability
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