Demystifying Poverty Measurement in Vietnam

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Demombynes, Gabriel; Hoang Vu, Linh;
(2015)
  • Publisher: World Bank Group, Washington, DC
  • Subject: ANTI-POVERTY | ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAM | CALORIC REQUIREMENTS | CASH EXPENDITURE | CHANGES IN POVERTY | CONSUMPTION AGGREGATE | CONSUMPTION BASKET | CONSUMPTION SMOOTHING | COST OF FOOD | DECOMPOSABLE POVERTY | DECOMPOSABLE POVERTY MEASURES | DEVELOPED COUNTRIES | DEVELOPING COUNTRIES | DEVELOPING COUNTRY | DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS | DEVELOPMENT GOALS | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | ECONOMIC LITERATURE | ELIGIBILITY | EXTREME POVERTY | EXTREME POVERTY LINE | FOOD BASKET | FOOD EXPENDITURE | FOOD NEEDS | FOOD POVERTY | FOOD POVERTY LINE | FOOD PRICES | FOOD SHARE | GDP | GLOBAL POVERTY | GROWTH ELASTICITY | HEADCOUNT POVERTY | HEALTH CARE | HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION | HOUSEHOLD LIVING STANDARDS | HOUSEHOLD SURVEY | HOUSING | HUMAN DEVELOPMENT | INCOME | INCOME LEVELS | INEQUALITY | INTERNATIONAL POVERTY LINES | MEASURING POVERTY | NATIONAL POVERTY | NATIONAL POVERTY LINE | NATIONAL POVERTY LINES | NUTRITION | POLICY IMPLICATIONS | POLICY RESEARCH | POLITICAL CONSIDERATIONS | POOR | POOR HOUSEHOLDS | POORER HOUSEHOLDS | POVERTY ANALYSIS | POVERTY ASSESSMENT | POVERTY CHANGES | POVERTY COMPARISONS | POVERTY ESTIMATES | POVERTY GAP | POVERTY HEADCOUNT RATES | POVERTY INDEX | POVERTY ISSUES | POVERTY MEASURE | POVERTY MEASUREMENT | POVERTY MEASURES | POVERTY MONITORING | POVERTY RATE | POVERTY RATES | POVERTY REDUCTION | POVERTY REDUCTION PROGRAMS | POVERTY STATISTICS | POVERTY THRESHOLD | REGIONAL COST | REGIONAL COST OF LIVING | RURAL | RURAL AREAS | RURAL POVERTY | RURAL POVERTY LINES | SCHOOLING | SOCIAL PROGRAMS | SQUARED POVERTY GAP | STANDARD OF LIVING | TARGETING | URBAN AREAS | URBAN POVERTY | VILLAGE LEVEL | WELFARE INDICATOR | WELFARE LEVEL

This paper provides an overview of poverty measurement issues in Vietnam for the non-specialist. Vietnam has two main approaches to measuring poverty. An income-based approach is used by the Ministry of Labor, ... View more
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