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Working Papers

2014

  1. An Exploration of the International Comparison Program's New Global Economic Landscape
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Intergenerational Mobility and Interpersonal Inequality in an African Economy
    CEPREMAP Working Papers (Docweb), CEPREMAP Downloads

2013

  1. Benefit incidence with incentive effects, measurement errors and latent heterogeneity
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Can subjective questions on economic welfare be trusted ? evidence for three developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. How long will it take to lift one billion people out of poverty ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2013)
  4. Is workfare cost-effective against poverty in a poor labor-surplus economy?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. Long-term impacts of household electrification in rural India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  7. The Idea of Antipoverty Policy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  8. Trade insulation as social protection
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Chapter (2013)

2012

  1. Benchmarking global poverty reduction
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Can we trust shoestring evaluations ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Does India's employment guarantee scheme guarantee employment ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Evaluating workfare when the work is unpleasant: evidence for India's national rural employment guarantee scheme
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  5. More relatively-poor people in a less absolutely-poor world
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2013)
  6. Poor, or just feeling poor ? on using subjective data in measuring poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2011

  1. Do Poorer Countries Have Less Capacity for Redistribution?
    One Pager Chinese, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2009) Downloads View citations (5)
    One Pager, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (2009) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Globalization and Development (2010)
  2. Is it what you inherited or what you learnt ? Intergenerational linkage and interpersonal inequality in Senegal
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Knowledgeable bankers ? the demand for research in World Bank operations
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Effectiveness (2013)
  4. On multidimensional indices of poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Inequality (2011)
  5. On the implications of essential heterogeneity for estimating causal impacts using social experiments
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  6. The two poverty enlightenments: historical insights from digitized books spanning three centuries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2010

  1. Looking Beyond Averages in the Trade and Poverty Debate
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2005) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2006)
  2. Mashup indices of development
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2012)
  3. On measuring scientific influence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Poverty lines across the world
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. Price levels and economic growth: making sense of the PPP changes between ICP rounds
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Research for development a World Bank perspective on future directions for research
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  7. The World Bank's publication record
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Review of International Organizations (2012)
  8. Troubling tradeoffs in the Human Development Index
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2012)
  9. Têm os Países mais Pobres menos Capacidade de Redistribuição?
    One Pager Portuguese, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads
  10. ¿Los Países Más Pobres Tienen Menos Capacidad de Redistribución?
    One Pager Spanish, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads

2009

  1. A Pobreza Global Reavaliada: Uma Réplica a Reddy
    One Pager Portuguese, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads
  2. A comparative perspective on poverty reduction in Brazil, China and India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2011)
  3. Definindo o Crescimento Pró-Pobres: uma Resposta para Kakwani
    One Pager Portuguese, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads
  4. Designing impact evaluations: different perspectives
    3ie Publications, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) Downloads
  5. Définition de la croissance favorable aux pauvres: une Réponse Nanak Kakwani
    One Pager French, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads
  6. Frame-of-reference bias in subjective welfare regressions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
  7. Hacia una Definición de Crecimiento Económico Favorable a los Pobres: una Respuesta a Kakwani
    One Pager Spanish, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads
  8. Has India's economic growth become more pro-poor in the wake of economic reforms ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2011)
  9. Nueva Evaluación de la Pobreza Mundial: una Respuesta a Reddy
    One Pager Spanish, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads
  10. The Developing World's Bulging (but Vulnerable) "Middle Class"
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2010)
  11. The pattern of growth and poverty reduction in China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2010)
  12. Weakly relative poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2011)
  13. Why don't we see poverty convergence ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2012)

2008

  1. Are there lasting impacts of aid to poor areas ? Evidence from rural China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Are there lessons for africa from China's success against poverty ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2009)
  3. Bailing out the world's poorest
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Challenge (2009)
  4. China is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)
  5. Dollar a day revisited
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2009)
  6. Evaluation in the practice of development
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2009)
  7. Global Poverty Reassessed: A Reply to Reddy
    One Pager, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads View citations (1)
  8. Global poverty and inequality: a review of the evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
  9. On the welfarist rationale for relative poverty lines
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  10. Qual Linha de Pobreza? Uma Resposta a Reddy
    One Pager Portuguese, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads
  11. Quel Seuil de Pauvreté? Une Réponse à Reddy
    One Pager French, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads
  12. The developing world is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2010)
  13. Which Poverty Line? A Response to Reddy
    One Pager, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads
  14. ¿Cual Línea de Pobreza? Una Respuesta a Reddy
    One Pager Spanish, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads

2007

  1. A Micro-Decomposition Analysis of the Macroeconomic Determinants of Human Development
    Research Unit Working Papers, Laboratoire d'Economie Appliquee, INRA Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Absolute poverty measures for the developing world, 1981-2004
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)
  3. Economic growth and poverty reduction: Do poor countries need to worry about inequality?
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  4. Geographic inequity in a decentralized anti-poverty program: a case study of China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  5. How relevant is targeting to the success of an antipoverty program ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  6. New evidence on the urbanization of global poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (89)
    See also Journal Article in Population and Development Review (2007)
  7. Poverty reduction without economic growth ? explaining Brazil's poverty dynamics, 1985-2004
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2010)
  8. The changing profile of poverty in the world
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. Di Bao: a guaranteed minimum income in urban China?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Does rising landlessness signal success or failure for Vietnam's agrarian transition?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2008)
  3. Partially awakened giants: uneven growth in China and India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (13)

2005

  1. A poverty-inequality trade-off?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Inequality (2005)
  2. An econometric method of correcting for unit nonresponse bias in surveys
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2007)
  3. Evaluating anti-poverty programs
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Chapter (2008)
  4. Inequality is bad for the poor
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
  5. Is a guaranteed living wage a good anti-poverty policy?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  6. Lasting local impacts of an economywide crisis
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  7. On the contribution of demographic change to aggregate poverty measures for the developing world
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  8. Searching for the economic gradient in self-assessed health
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  9. Survey nonresponse and the distribution of income
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Inequality (2006)
  10. Who cares about relative deprivation ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2010)

2004

  1. China's (uneven) progress against poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2007)
  2. Competing concepts of inequality in the globalization debate
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (33)
  3. Defining pro-poor growth: a response to Kakwani
    One Pager, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Gainers and losers from trade reform in Morocco
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (38)
  5. How Have the World's Poorest Fared Since the Early 1980s?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (52)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2004)
  6. Pro-poor growth: A primer
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (50)

2003

  1. A Model-Based Assessment of India's Progress in Reducing Poverty in the 1990s
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Externalities in Rural Development: Evidence for China
    Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2002) Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Hidden impact ? Ex-post evaluation of an anti-poverty program
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Household welfare impacts of China's accession to the World Trade Organization
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  5. In measuring aggregate"social efficiency"
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2005)
  6. Land allocation in Vietnam's agrarian transition
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (13)
  7. On the utility consistency of poverty lines
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)
  8. Social protection in a crisis - Argentina's Plan Jefes y Jefas
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2004)
  9. Survey compliance and the distribution of income
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
  10. Targeted transfers in poor countries: revisiting the trade-offs and policy options
    Social Protection Discussion Papers, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (5)
  11. The debate on globalization, poverty, and inequality: why measurement matters
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Journal Article in QA - Rivista dell'Associazione Rossi-Doria (2004)

2002

  1. Household Income Dynamics in Rural China
    Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2001) Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Is India's economic growth leaving the poor behind?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2002)
  3. Rich and powerful? Subjective power and welfare in Russia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2005)

2001

  1. Assisting the transition from workfare to work: a randomized experiment
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Industrial and Labor Relations Review (2004)
  2. Breaking up the collective farm: welfare outcomes of Vietnam's massive land privatization
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Do workfare participants recover quickly from retrenchment?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Does piped water reduce diarrhea for children in rural India ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2003)
  5. Growth, inequality, and poverty: looking beyond averages
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (179)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2001)
  6. Inequality convergence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2003)
  7. Is Knowledge Shared within Households? Theory and Evidence for Bangladesh
    Working Papers, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore Downloads
  8. Is inequality bad for business: a non-linear microeconomic model of wealth effects on self-employment
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  9. Measuring aggregate welfare in developing countries - How well do national accounts and surveys agree?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2003)
  10. Measuring pro-poor growth
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2003)
  11. On the urbanization of poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2002)
  12. Qualitative and Quantitative Poverty Appraisal: Complementarities, Tensions and the Way Forward
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads
  13. Wealth Distribution and Self-Employment in a Developing Economy
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (8)
  14. Who wants Safer Streets? Explaining Concern for Public Safety in Brazil
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Psychology (2003)

2000

  1. Are the poor protected from budget cuts? theory and evidence for Argentina
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Distributional outcomes of a decentralized welfare program
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (21)
  3. Estimating the Benefit Incidence of an Antipoverty Program by Propensity Score Matching
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Business & Economic Statistics (2003)
  4. How did the world's poorest fare in the 1990s ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2001)
  5. Identifying welfare effects from subjective questions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Economica (2001)
  6. Short-lived shocks with long-lived impacts? - household income dynamics in a transition economy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
  7. What can we learn about country performance from conditional comparisons across countries?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)

1999

  1. Demand for public safety
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Does child labor displace schooling? - evidence on behavioral responses to an enrollment subsidy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (89)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2000)
  3. Income gains to the poor from workfare - estimates for Argentina's TRABAJAR Program
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)
  4. Is knowledge shared within households?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)
  5. Is more targeting consistent with less spending?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in International Tax and Public Finance (1999)
  6. Monitoring targeting performance when decentralized allocation to the poor are unobserved
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2000)
  7. Protecting the Poor in a Crisis - and Beyond
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  8. Protecting the poor from macroeconomic shocks
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)
  9. Subjective economic welfare
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)
  10. Themystery of the vanishing benefits: Ms. Speedy Analyst's introduction to evaluation
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  11. When is growth pro-poor? Evidence from the diverse experiences of India's states
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (49)
  12. Who wants to redistribute? Russia's tunnel effect in the 1990's
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

1998

  1. Appraising workfare programs
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Behavioral responses to risk in rural China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2001)
  3. Benefit incidence and the timing of program capture
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)
  4. Determinants of transient and chronic poverty: evidence from rural China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
  5. Evaluating a targeted social program when placement is decentralized
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Farm productivity and rural poverty in India
    FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (67)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (1998)
  7. Geographic Poverty Traps?
    Boston University - Institute for Economic Development, Boston University, Institute for Economic Development View citations (60)
  8. Measuring poverty using qualitative perceptions of welfare
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
  9. Poverty Lines in Theory and Practice
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (66)
  10. Reaching poor areas in a federal system
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  11. When economic reform is faster than statistical reform - measuring and explaining inequality in rural China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)

1997

  1. Are the poor less well-insured? Evidence on vulnerability to income risk in rural China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1999)
  2. Banking on the poor? Branch placement and nonfarm rural development in Bangladesh
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Can high-inequality developing countries escape absolute poverty?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (87)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (1997)
  4. Poor areas, or only poor people?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (50)
  5. Spatial poverty traps?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
  6. Why have some Indian states performed better than others at reducing rural poverty?
    FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (8)

1996

  1. Are there dynamic gains from a poor-area development program?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1998)
  2. Comparaisons de la Pauverte. Concepts et methodes
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (2)
  3. Equity and growth in developing countries: old and new perspectives on the policy issues
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (82)
  4. Famines and economics
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (1997)
  5. India's Checkered History in Fight against Poverty: Are There Lessons for the Future?
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (21)
  6. Issues in measuring and modeling poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1996)
  7. Macroeconomic crises and poverty monitoring
    FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (1996) Downloads View citations (2)
  8. Transient poverty in rural China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  9. What can new survey data tell us about recent changes in distribution and poverty?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (1997)
  10. Why have some Indian states done better than others at reducing rural poverty?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in Economica (1998)

1995

  1. Decomposing social indicators using distributional data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (1997)
  2. Growth and poverty in rural India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (24)
  3. Is Targeting Through a Work Requirement Efficient? Some Evidence for Rural India
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics View citations (61)

1994

  1. How important to India's poor is the urban - rural composition of growth?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  2. How land-based targeting affects rural poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Poverty and household size
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1995)
  4. When method matters: toward a resolution of the debate about Bangladesh's poverty measures
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)

1993

  1. How robust is a poverty profile?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (1994)
  2. Is poverty increasing in the developing world?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (1994)
  3. Poverty and policy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (120)
    See also Chapter (1995)

1992

  1. Poverty Comparisons - A Guide to Concepts and Methods
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (107)

1991

  1. Does undernutrition respond to incomes and prices? dominance tests for indonesia
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (1992)
  2. Growth and Redistribution Components of Changes in Poverty Measures
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (67)
  3. Higher wages for relief work can make many of the poor worse off: recent evidence from Maharashtra's"Employment Guarantee Scheme"
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  4. On hunger and public action
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. Quantifying the magnitude and severity of absolute poverty in the developing world in the mid-1980s
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  6. The challenging arithmetic of poverty in Bangladesh
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

1990

  1. REACHING THE POOR THROUGH RURAL PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT; A SURVEY OF THEORY AND EVIDENCE
    World Bank - Discussion Papers, World Bank View citations (2)
  2. Regional disparities, targeting, and poverty in India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (50)
  3. The sectoral structure of poverty during an adjustment period: evidence for Indonesia in the mid-1980s
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Development (1991)

1989

  1. Cost of living differences between urban and rural areas in Indonesia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Do price increases for staple foods help or hurt the rural poor?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Is undernutrition responsive to changes in incomes?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. Poverty and undernutrition in Indonesia during the 1980s
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. Reciprocity Without Commitment: Characterization and Performance of Informal Risk-Sharing Arrangements
    Working Papers, Warwick - Development Economics Research Centre View citations (10)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. A Proposal for Truly Global Poverty Measures
    Global Policy, 2013, 4, (3), 258-265 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. How Long Will It Take to Lift One Billion People Out of Poverty?
    World Bank Research Observer, 2013, 28, (2), 139-158 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. Knowledgeable bankers? The demand for research in World Bank operations
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2013, 5, (1), 1-29 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  4. More Relatively-Poor People in a Less Absolutely-Poor World
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2013, 59, (1), 1-28 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  5. Price Levels and Economic Growth: Making Sense of Revisions to Data on Real Incomes
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2013, 59, (4), 593-613 Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Reply to Robert Inklaar
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2013, 59, (4), 623-628 Downloads

2012

  1. Fighting Poverty One Experiment at a Time: Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty: Review Essay
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2012, 50, (1), 103-14 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Frame-of-reference bias in subjective welfare
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2012, 81, (2), 556-570 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Mashup Indices of Development
    World Bank Research Observer, 2012, 27, (1), 1-32 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  4. The World Bank’s publication record
    The Review of International Organizations, 2012, 7, (4), 343-368 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  5. Troubling tradeoffs in the Human Development Index
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 99, (2), 201-209 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  6. Why Don't We See Poverty Convergence?
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (1), 504-23 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2011

  1. A Comparative Perspective on Poverty Reduction in Brazil, China, and India
    World Bank Research Observer, 2011, 26, (1), 71-104 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Has India's Economic Growth Become More Pro-Poor in the Wake of Economic Reforms?
    World Bank Economic Review, 2011, 25, (2), 157-189 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. On multidimensional indices of poverty
    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2011, 9, (2), 235-248 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  4. The human development index: a response to Klugman, Rodriguez and Choi
    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2011, 9, (3), 475-478 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Weakly Relative Poverty
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93, (4), 1251-1261 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. A Micro-Decomposition Analysis of Aggregate Human Development Outcomes
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 72, (2), 119-145 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Do Poorer Countries Have Less Capacity for Redistribution?
    Journal of Globalization and Development, 2010, 1, (2), 1-31 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Poverty reduction without economic growth?: Explaining Brazil's poverty dynamics, 1985-2004
    Journal of Development Economics, 2010, 93, (1), 20-36 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  4. The Developing World Is Poorer Than We Thought, but No Less Successful in the Fight Against Poverty
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2010, 125, (4), 1577-1625 Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  5. The Developing World's Bulging (but Vulnerable) Middle Class
    World Development, 2010, 38, (4), 445-454 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  6. The pattern of growth and poverty reduction in China
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2010, 38, (1), 2-16 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  7. Understanding PPPs and PPP-Based National Accounts: Comment
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2010, 2, (4), 46-52 Downloads View citations (7)
  8. Who cares about relative deprivation?
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2010, 73, (2), 171-185 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2009

  1. Are There Lessons for Africa from China's Success Against Poverty?
    World Development, 2009, 37, (2), 303-313 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Are there lasting impacts of aid to poor areas?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (3-4), 512-528 Downloads View citations (17)
  3. Bailing Out the World's Poorest
    Challenge, 2009, 52, (2), 55-80 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. Dollar a Day Revisited
    World Bank Economic Review, 2009, 23, (2), 163-184 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  5. Evaluating three stylised interventions
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2009, 1, (3), 227-236 Downloads
  6. Evaluation in the Practice of Development
    World Bank Research Observer, 2009, 24, (1), 29-53 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  7. Should the Randomistas Rule?
    The Economists' Voice, 2009, 6, (2), 1-5 Downloads View citations (13)

2008

  1. Does rising landlessness signal success or failure for Vietnam's agrarian transition?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2008, 87, (2), 191-209 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Miss-targeted or miss-measured?
    Economics Letters, 2008, 100, (1), 9-12 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Testing for an economic gradient in health status using subjective data
    Health Economics, 2008, 17, (11), 1237-1259 Downloads View citations (5)

2007

  1. "Achieving Child-Health-Related Millennium Development Goals: The Role of Infrastructure"--A Comment
    World Development, 2007, 35, (5), 920-928 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. An econometric method of correcting for unit nonresponse bias in surveys
    Journal of Econometrics, 2007, 136, (1), 213-235 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. China's (uneven) progress against poverty
    Journal of Development Economics, 2007, 82, (1), 1-42 Downloads View citations (128)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  4. Lasting Impacts of Indonesia’s Financial Crisis
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2007, 56, 27-56 Downloads View citations (11)
  5. New Evidence on the Urbanization of Global Poverty
    Population and Development Review, 2007, 33, (4), 667-701 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. Land Reallocation in an Agrarian Transition
    Economic Journal, 2006, 116, (514), 924-942 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Looking beyond averages in the trade and poverty debate
    World Development, 2006, 34, (8), 1374-1392 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Survey nonresponse and the distribution of income
    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2006, 4, (1), 33-55 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  4. TESTING POVERTY LINES
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2006, 52, (3), 399-421 Downloads View citations (5)
  5. The Wealth Effect on New Business Startups in a Developing Economy
    Economica, 2006, 73, (291), 367-392 Downloads View citations (15)

2005

  1. A poverty-inequality trade off?
    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2005, 3, (2), 169-181 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Decentralized targeting of an antipoverty program
    Journal of Public Economics, 2005, 89, (4), 705-727 Downloads View citations (116)
  3. Hidden impact? Household saving in response to a poor-area development project
    Journal of Public Economics, 2005, 89, (11-12), 2183-2204 Downloads View citations (20)
  4. On Measuring Aggregate "Social Efficiency."
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2005, 53, (2), 273-92 View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  5. Rich and powerful?: Subjective power and welfare in Russia
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2005, 56, (2), 141-172 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  6. What Can Ex-Participants Reveal about a Program’s Impact?
    Journal of Human Resources, 2005, 40, (1) Downloads View citations (17)

2004

  1. Assisting the transition from workfare to work: A randomized experiment
    Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2004, 58, (1), 128-142 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Breaking up the collective farms
    The Economics of Transition, 2004, 12, (2), 201-236 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Household Income Dynamics in Two Transition Economies
    Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics, 2004, 8, (3), 1-33 Downloads View citations (27)
  4. How Have the World's Poorest Fared since the Early 1980s?
    World Bank Research Observer, 2004, 19, (2), 141-169 View citations (56)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  5. Social Protection in a Crisis: Argentina's Plan Jefes y Jefas
    World Bank Economic Review, 2004, 18, (3), 367-399 View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  6. The Debate on Globalization, Poverty and Inequality: why Measurement Matters
    QA - Rivista dell'Associazione Rossi-Doria, 2004, (1) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  7. Welfare Impacts of China's Accession to the World Trade Organization
    World Bank Economic Review, 2004, 18, (1), 29-57 View citations (46)
  8. Who is protected from budget cuts?
    Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2004, 7, (2), 109-122 Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. Does piped water reduce diarrhea for children in rural India?
    Journal of Econometrics, 2003, 112, (1), 153-173 Downloads View citations (107)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Estimating the Benefit Incidence of an Antipoverty Program by Propensity-Score Matching
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2003, 21, (1), 19-30 View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. Inequality convergence
    Economics Letters, 2003, 80, (3), 351-356 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  4. Measuring Aggregate Welfare in Developing Countries: How Well Do National Accounts and Surveys Agree?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2003, 85, (3), 645-652 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  5. Measuring pro-poor growth
    Economics Letters, 2003, 78, (1), 93-99 Downloads View citations (159)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  6. Who wants safer streets? Explaining concern for public safety in Brazil
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2003, 24, (1), 17-33 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2002

  1. Are the Poor Protected from Budget Cuts? Evidence for Argentina
    Journal of Applied Economics, 2002, V, 95-121 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Is India's Economic Growth Leaving the Poor Behind?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2002, 16, (3), 89-108 Downloads View citations (67)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  3. On the urbanization of poverty
    Journal of Development Economics, 2002, 68, (2), 435-442 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  4. Self-rated economic welfare in Russia
    European Economic Review, 2002, 46, (8), 1453-1473 Downloads View citations (88)
  5. Why has economic growth been more pro-poor in some states of India than others?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2002, 68, (2), 381-400 Downloads View citations (144)

2001

  1. Behavioral responses to risk in rural China
    Journal of Development Economics, 2001, 66, (1), 23-49 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. Growth, Inequality and Poverty: Looking Beyond Averages
    World Development, 2001, 29, (11), 1803-1815 Downloads View citations (212)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. How Did the World's Poorest Fare in the 1990s?
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2001, 47, (3), 283-300 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  4. Identifying Welfare Effects from Subjective Questions
    Economica, 2001, 68, (271), 335-57 Downloads View citations (106)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  5. Is literacy shared within households? Theory and evidence for Bangladesh
    Labour Economics, 2001, 8, (6), 649-665 Downloads View citations (24)
  6. On Assessing the Efficiency of the Welfare State: A Comment
    Kyklos, 2001, 54, (1), 115-23 View citations (1)

2000

  1. Banking on the Poor? Branch Location and Nonfarm Rural Development in Bangladesh
    Review of Development Economics, 2000, 4, (2), 121-39 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Carbon Emissions and Income Inequality
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2000, 52, (4), 651-69 View citations (21)
  3. Does Child Labour Displace Schooling? Evidence on Behavioural Responses to an Enrollment Subsidy
    Economic Journal, 2000, 110, (462), C158-75 Downloads View citations (111)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  4. Is transient poverty different? Evidence for rural China
    Journal of Development Studies, 2000, 36, (6), 82-99 Downloads View citations (65)
  5. Measuring Poverty Using Qualitative Perceptions Of Consumption Adequacy
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2000, 82, (3), 462-471 Downloads View citations (93)
  6. Monitoring Targeting Performance When Decentralized Allocations to the Poor Are Unobserved
    World Bank Economic Review, 2000, 14, (2), 331-45 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  7. Prices, wages and poverty in rural India: what lessons do the time series data hold for policy?
    Food Policy, 2000, 25, (3), 351-364 Downloads View citations (6)
  8. Welfare Impacts of the 1998 Financial Crisis in Russia and the Response of the Public Safety Net
    The Economics of Transition, 2000, 8, (2), 269-295 Downloads View citations (22)
  9. Who wants to redistribute?: The tunnel effect in 1990s Russia
    Journal of Public Economics, 2000, 76, (1), 87-104 Downloads View citations (98)

1999

  1. Appraising Workfare
    World Bank Research Observer, 1999, 14, (1), 31-48 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Are poorer states worse at targeting their poor?
    Economics Letters, 1999, 65, (3), 373-377 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Are the poor less well insured? Evidence on vulnerability to income risk in rural China
    Journal of Development Economics, 1999, 58, (1), 61-81 Downloads View citations (105)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  4. Benefit Incidence, Public Spending Reforms, and the Timing of Program Capture
    World Bank Economic Review, 1999, 13, (2), 257-73 View citations (54)
  5. China's Lagging Poor Areas
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (2), 301-305 Downloads View citations (13)
  6. Is More Targeting Consistent with Less Spending?
    International Tax and Public Finance, 1999, 6, (3), 411-419 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  7. When Economic Reform Is Faster Than Statistical Reform: Measuring and Explaining Income Inequality in Rural China
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1999, 61, (1), 33-56 Downloads View citations (31)

1998

  1. Are there dynamic gains from a poor-area development program?
    Journal of Public Economics, 1998, 67, (1), 65-85 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Does aggregation hide the harmful effects of inequality on growth?
    Economics Letters, 1998, 61, (1), 73-77 Downloads View citations (33)
  3. Farm productivity and rural poverty in India
    Journal of Development Studies, 1998, 34, (4), 62-85 Downloads View citations (70)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  4. Transient Poverty in Postreform Rural China
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1998, 26, (2), 338-357 Downloads View citations (78)
  5. Why Have Some Indian States Done Better Than Others at Reducing Rural Poverty?
    Economica, 1998, 65, (257), 17-38 Downloads View citations (97)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1997

  1. A Comment on Rati Ram's Test of the Kuznets Hypothesis
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1997, 46, (1), 187-90 View citations (1)
  2. Can high-inequality developing countries escape absolute poverty?
    Economics Letters, 1997, 56, (1), 51-57 Downloads View citations (96)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  3. Decomposing social indicators using distributional data
    Journal of Econometrics, 1997, 77, (1), 125-139 Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  4. Famines and Economics
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1997, 35, (3), 1205-1242 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  5. Good and bad growth: The human development reports
    World Development, 1997, 25, (5), 631-638 Downloads View citations (65)
  6. Macroeconomic Crises and Poverty Monitoring: A Case Study for India
    Review of Development Economics, 1997, 1, (2), 135-52 Downloads View citations (11)
  7. Risk and Insurance in Village India: Comment
    Econometrica, 1997, 65, (1), 171-184 View citations (77)
  8. What Can New Survey Data Tell Us about Recent Changes in Distribution and Poverty?
    World Bank Economic Review, 1997, 11, (2), 357-82 View citations (184)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1996

  1. Data in transition: Assessing rural living standards in Southern China
    China Economic Review, 1996, 7, (1), 23-56 Downloads View citations (69)
  2. Growth divergence due to spatial externalities
    Economics Letters, 1996, 53, (2), 227-232 Downloads View citations (24)
  3. How Important to India's Poor Is the Sectoral Composition of Economic Growth?
    World Bank Economic Review, 1996, 10, (1), 1-25 View citations (149)
  4. How Well Can Method Substitute for Data? Five Experiments in Poverty Analysis
    World Bank Research Observer, 1996, 11, (2), 199-221 View citations (13)
  5. Issues in Measuring and Modelling Poverty
    Economic Journal, 1996, 106, (438), 1328-43 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  6. When Method Matters: Monitoring Poverty in Bangladesh
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1996, 44, (4), 761-92 View citations (16)

1995

  1. Growth and poverty: Evidence for developing countries in the 1980s
    Economics Letters, 1995, 48, (3-4), 411-417 Downloads View citations (31)
  2. Poverty and Household Size
    Economic Journal, 1995, 105, (433), 1415-34 Downloads View citations (143)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  3. Testing a social safety net
    Journal of Public Economics, 1995, 57, (2), 175-199 Downloads View citations (11)

1994

  1. How Robust Is a Poverty Profile?
    World Bank Economic Review, 1994, 8, (1), 75-102 View citations (84)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  2. How well do static indicators identify the chronically poor?
    Journal of Public Economics, 1994, 53, (3), 367-394 Downloads View citations (47)
  3. Impacts on rural poverty of land-based targeting: Further results for Bangladesh
    World Development, 1994, 22, (6), 823-838 Downloads View citations (14)
  4. Is Poverty Increasing in the Developing World?
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1994, 40, (4), 359-76 View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  5. Measuring Social Welfare with and without Poverty Lines
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 359-64 View citations (18)
  6. Poverty rankings using noisy data on living standards
    Economics Letters, 1994, 45, (4), 481-485 Downloads View citations (13)
  7. Transfer Benefits from Public-Works Employment: Evidence for Rural India
    Economic Journal, 1994, 104, (427), 1346-69 Downloads View citations (53)

1993

  1. Does Household Consumption Behave as a Martingale? A Test for Rural South India
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1993, 75, (3), 500-504 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Does Maharashtra's Employment Guarantee Scheme Guarantee Employment? Effects of the 1988 Wage Increase
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1993, 41, (2), 251-75 View citations (22)
  3. Employment and Length of the Working Week in a Unionized Economy in which Hours of Work Influence Productivity
    The Economic Record, 1993, 69, (207), 428-36 View citations (20)
  4. Human Development in Poor Countries: On the Role of Private Incomes and Public Services
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1993, 7, (1), 133-150 Downloads View citations (177)
  5. Reciprocity without commitment: Characterization and performance of informal insurance arrangements
    Journal of Development Economics, 1993, 40, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (167)

1992

  1. Does Undernutrition Respond to Incomes and Prices? Dominance Tests for Indonesia
    World Bank Economic Review, 1992, 6, (1), 109-24 View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  2. Growth and redistribution components of changes in poverty measures: A decomposition with applications to Brazil and India in the 1980s
    Journal of Development Economics, 1992, 38, (2), 275-295 Downloads View citations (172)
  3. On "Hunger and Public Action": A Review Article
    World Bank Research Observer, 1992, 7, (1), 1-16

1991

  1. A Dynamic Econometric Model of Agricultural Wage Determination in Bangladesh
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1991, 53, (4), 361-76 View citations (11)
  2. Measuring Changes in Poverty: A Methodological Case Study of Indonesia during an Adjustment Period
    World Bank Economic Review, 1991, 5, (1), 57-82 View citations (59)
  3. Quantifying Absolute Poverty in the Developing World
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1991, 37, (4), 345-61 View citations (97)
  4. Reaching the Rural Poor through Public Employment: Arguments, Evidence, and Lessons from South Asia
    World Bank Research Observer, 1991, 6, (2), 153-75 View citations (32)
  5. The impact on poverty of food pricing reforms: A welfare analysis for Indonesia
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 1991, 13, (2), 281-299 Downloads View citations (27)
  6. The sectoral structure of poverty during an adjustment period: Evidence for Indonesia in the mid-1980s
    World Development, 1991, 19, (12), 1653-1678 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  7. Urban-rural cost-of-living differentials in a developing economy
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1991, 29, (1), 113-127 Downloads View citations (13)

1990

  1. Famine, biosocial society series: G. Ainsworth Harrison, ed., No. 1 (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1988) pp. xvi + 166, [UK pound]30.00
    Journal of Development Economics, 1990, 33, (1), 165-170 Downloads
  2. Income Effects on Undernutrition
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1990, 38, (3), 489-515 View citations (24)
  3. On the coverage of public employment schemes for poverty alleviation
    Journal of Development Economics, 1990, 34, (1-2), 57-79 Downloads View citations (11)
  4. Rural Welfare Effects of Food Price Changes under Induced Wage Responses: Theory and Evidence for Bangladesh
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1990, 42, (3), 574-85 Downloads View citations (32)
  5. Rural indebtedness in the Punjab 1878: Results of a household survey
    Explorations in Economic History, 1990, 27, (2), 178-196 Downloads

1989

  1. Land-contingent poverty alleviation schemes
    World Development, 1989, 17, (8), 1223-1233 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Targeted policies for poverty alleviation under imperfect information: Algorithms and applications
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 1989, 11, (2), 213-224 Downloads View citations (33)
  3. The welfare cost of housing standards: Theory with application to Jakarta
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1989, 26, (2), 197-211 Downloads View citations (1)

1988

  1. Expected Poverty under Risk-Induced Welfare Variability
    Economic Journal, 1988, 98, (393), 1171-82 Downloads View citations (77)
  2. Liberalization and inequality in Sri Lanka: A comment
    Journal of Development Economics, 1988, 28, (2), 247-255 Downloads
  3. Rational expectations as long-run equilibria: Tests for Indian securities
    Economics Letters, 1988, 26, (4), 363-367 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Social Security in a "Moral Economy": An Empirical Analysis for Java
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1988, 70, (1), 36-44 Downloads View citations (48)

1987

  1. Towards a theory of famine relief policy
    Journal of Public Economics, 1987, 33, (1), 21-39 Downloads
  2. Trade and stabilization: Another look at British India's controversial foodgrain exports
    Explorations in Economic History, 1987, 24, (4), 354-370 Downloads View citations (1)

1986

  1. On Expectations Formation When Future Welfare Is Contemplated
    Kyklos, 1986, 39, (4), 564-73
  2. On some estimates of an asian savings function
    Economics Letters, 1986, 20, (2), 121-124 Downloads View citations (1)

1985

  1. The Information Efficiency of Traders' Price Expectations in a Bangladesh Price Market
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1985, 47, (2), 171-84 View citations (3)
  2. The Performance of Rice Markets in Bangladesh during the 1974 Famine
    Economic Journal, 1985, 95, (377), 15-29 Downloads View citations (5)

1984

  1. How Much Is a Transfer Payment Worth to a Rural Worker?
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1984, 36, (3), 478-89 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The social appraisal of local public spending using revealed fiscal preferences
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1984, 16, (1), 46-64 Downloads View citations (2)

1983

  1. Commodity transfers and the international economic order: A comment
    Journal of Development Economics, 1983, 13, (1-2), 205-212 Downloads View citations (2)

1982

  1. The Welfare Economics of Local Public Spending: An Empirical Approach
    Economica, 1982, 49, (193), 49-61 Downloads View citations (3)

Undated

  1. Decentralizing Eligibility for a Federal Antipoverty Program: A Case Study for China
    World Bank Economic Review, 23, (1), 1-30 Downloads View citations (1)

Books

2008

  1. Land in Transition: Reform and Poverty in Rural Vietnam
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)

Chapters

2013

  1. Trade Insulation as Social Protection
    A chapter in The Economics of Food Price Volatility, 2013, pp 345-366 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2008

  1. Evaluating Anti-Poverty Programs
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

1995

  1. Poverty and policy
    Chapter 41 in Handbook of Development Economics, 1995, vol. 3, Part 2, pp 2551-2657 Downloads View citations (155)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
 
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