EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Data Scarcity and Poverty Measurement

Hai-Anh Dang () and Peter F. Lanjouw ()
Additional contact information
Peter F. Lanjouw: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

No 14631, IZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Abstract: Measuring poverty trends and dynamics is an important undertaking for poverty reduction policies, which is further highlighted by the SDG goal 1 on eradicating poverty by 2030. We provide a broad overview of the pros and cons of poverty imputation in data-scarce environments, update recent review papers, and point to the latest research on the topics. We briefly review two common uses of poverty imputation methods that aim at tracking poverty over time and estimating poverty dynamics. We also discuss new areas for imputation.

Keywords: poverty; imputation; consumption; wealth index; synthetic panels; household survey (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C15 I32 O15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021-08
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-dev and nep-isf
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Forthcoming - forthcoming in: Jacques Silber (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Measuring Poverty and Deprivation. Edward Elgar Press.

Downloads: (external link)
https://docs.iza.org/dp14631.pdf (application/pdf)

Related works:
Working Paper: Data Scarcity and Poverty Measurement (2021) Downloads
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:iza:izadps:dp14631

Ordering information: This working paper can be ordered from
IZA, Margard Ody, P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn, Germany

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in IZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) IZA, P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn, Germany. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Holger Hinte ().

 
Page updated 2022-10-01
Handle: RePEc:iza:izadps:dp14631