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Poverty Assessment in the Philippines and Indonesia: A Methodological Comparison

David, Isidoro P.; Asra, Abuzar; Virola, Romulo A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1997
Abstract
Existing official poverty statistics cannot be directly utilized for cross-country comparison. This paper illustrates why. It presents an assessment of poverty measurement in the Philippines and Indonesia by examining methodologies used and the disparity in their respective poverty statistics. A more comparable poverty estimates in these countries are provided.
Subjects
free text keywords: poverty alleviation, poverty gap, poverty incidence, poverty, prawn production

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