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Measuring Chronic Non‐Income Poverty *

Isabel Günther and Stephan Klasen

in Poverty Dynamics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557547
eISBN:
9780191721083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557547.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter attempts to conceptualize chronic poverty and hence also poverty dynamics from a non-income perspective and then illustrate ways to explore this topic empirically. Section 4.2 discusses ... More


Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Stephen P. Jenkins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Britain's income distribution is like a multi-story apartment building with the numbers of residents on the different floors corresponding to the concentration of people at different income levels in ... More


Poverty Dynamics and How They Have Changed over Time

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines poverty dynamics in Britain from several perspectives: the number of years that people are poor over an interval of fixed length, the extent to which people's longitudinally ... More


The Dynamics of Poverty, Deprivation, and Economic Vulnerability

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

in Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588435
eISBN:
9780191731327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588435.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recent studies of poverty dynamics have shown the importance of taking measurement errors into account and employing explicit models of poverty dynamics. This chapter applies such approaches to ... More


Poverty Measurement Blues: Beyond ‘Q‐squared’ Approaches to Understanding Chronic Poverty in South Africa

Andries du Toit

in Poverty Dynamics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557547
eISBN:
9780191721083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557547.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Discussions about the limits of econometric approaches to understanding poverty are often framed as if the central differences are those between quantitative and qualitative method and as if the key ... More


Bringing Politics Back into Poverty Analysis: Why Understanding of Social Relations Matters More for Policy on Chronic Poverty than Measurement

John Harriss

in Poverty Dynamics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557547
eISBN:
9780191721083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557547.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that most poverty research is working with a model of knowledge from the natural sciences: that is to say, there are objective facts to be discovered; methods for uncovering these ... More


Introduction: Longitudinal Perspectives on the Income Distribution

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This introductory chapter explains why longitudinal perspectives on income distribution are valuable to have. In addition to being relevant for assessing the degree of income inequality and poverty, ... More


Chronic Poverty and All That: The Measurement of Poverty over Time

César Calvo and Stefan Dercon

in Poverty Dynamics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557547
eISBN:
9780191721083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557547.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses a number of issues related to measuring poverty over time. It highlights some of the key normative decisions that have to be taken, in particular, the role of compensation over ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter draws together the main themes and lessons of the book referring in turn to concepts, research findings and policy implications, data and measures, and modelling approaches. It proposes ... More


Immiserizing Growth and Poverty Dynamics: An Assessment of Twelve Indian States

Vidya Diwakar, Andy McKay, and Andrew Shepherd

in Immiserizing Growth: When Growth Fails the Poor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832317
eISBN:
9780191870965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832317.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reconsiders the extent to which recent impressive growth performance in India has been associated with poverty reduction, using data collected by the Indian Human Development Surveys, a ... More


Questioning the Power of Resilience: Are Children up to the Task of Disrupting the Transmission of Poverty?

Jo Boyden and Elizabeth Cooper

in Poverty Dynamics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557547
eISBN:
9780191721083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557547.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses the question of whether studies of resilience are useful for research and practice concerning children's poverty and the life course and intergenerational transmission of ... More


Q2 Causal Analysis: Exploring the Drivers of Poverty Status and Dynamics 1

Paul Shaffer

in Q-Squared: Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Poverty Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676903
eISBN:
9780191756269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676903.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the empirical application of the ‘conditional association’ and ‘mechanism-based’ approaches to causation. It makes a preliminary distinction between poverty status and dynamics, ... More


Introduction

Paul Shaffer, Ravi Kanbur, and Richard Sandbrook (eds)

in Immiserizing Growth: When Growth Fails the Poor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832317
eISBN:
9780191870965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832317.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides context for the volume chapters. It addresses definitional and conceptual matters concerning growth, poverty, and the time frame and level of analysis. The distinction between ... More


The broader context: social exclusion, poverty dynamics, and the revival of agency

John Welshman

in From transmitted deprivation to social exclusion: Policy, poverty, and parenting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348357
eISBN:
9781447302384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348357.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores continuities between the 1970s and the 1990s, and between the cycle hypothesis, the Research Programme, and social exclusion. It looks first at how the idea of social exclusion ... More


Who Remained in Poverty, Who Moved Up, and Who Fell Down?: An Investigation of Poverty Dynamics in Senegal in the Late 2000s

Hai-Anh H. Dang, Peter F. Lanjouw, and Rob Swinkels

in Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198797692
eISBN:
9780191839054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797692.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Assessment of poverty dynamics can usefully inform poverty reduction policy, notably for the design of social protection interventions, but require panel data. Without actual panel data for Senegal, ... More


Welfare state institutions, unemployment and poverty: comparative analysis of unemployment benefits and labour market participation in 15 European Union countries

M. Azhar Hussain, Olli Kangas, and Jon Kvist

in Changing Social Equality: The Nordic Welfare Model in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426604
eISBN:
9781447305583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426604.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The chapter examines the interaction between the labour market, employment and social security in different welfare state regimes. It looks at the extent to which we can find regime-based differences ... More


Immiserizing Growth: An Overview

Paul Shaffer

in Immiserizing Growth: When Growth Fails the Poor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832317
eISBN:
9780191870965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832317.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a survey of theoretical and empirical issues related to immiserizing growth (IG). It reviews historical antecedents, including the towering figures of classical political ... More


Risk, Security, and Coping Mechanisms in Contexts of Violent Conflict: Evidence from Rwanda and Burundi

Philip Verwimp and Olivia D’Aoust

in A Micro-Level Perspective on the Dynamics of Conflict, Violence, and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664597
eISBN:
9780191749254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664597.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Households in developing countries are exposed to a number of risks, including negative shocks to their health, nutrition, or income. These shocks can be related to poor living conditions or ... More


Estimating Utility-Consistent Poverty in Ethiopia, 2000–11

David Stifel and Tassew Woldehanna

in Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198744801
eISBN:
9780191805967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744801.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes how the standardized PLEASe computer code stream based on Arndt and Simler’s (2010) utility-consistent approach can be adapted to analyse poverty in Ethiopia in 2000, 2005, and ... More


Immiserizing Growth: When Growth Fails the Poor

Paul Shaffer, Ravi Kanbur, and Richard Sandbrook (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832317
eISBN:
9780191870965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832317.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Immiserizing Growth occurs when growth fails to benefit, or harms, those at the bottom. It is not a new concept, appearing such figures as Malthus, Ricardo and Marx. It is also not empirically ... More


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