Martin Ravallion

Georgetown University

Professor

Washington, DC 20057

United States

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Scholarly Papers (182)

1.

Global Poverty and Inequality: A Review of the Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4623
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Francisco H. G. Ferreira and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University
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Inequality, Achieving Shared Growth, Services & Transfers to Poor, Population Policies, Poverty Impact Evaluation

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The Developing World is Poorer than We Thought, But No Less Successful in the Fight Against Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4703
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 2,755 (8,739)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development, Achieving Shared Growth, Services & Transfers to Poor

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Pro-Poor Growth: A Primer

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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The Mystery of the Vanishing Benefits: Ms. Speedy Analyst's Introduction to Evaluation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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A Comparative Perspective on Poverty Reduction in Brazil, China and India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5080
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 1,760 (17,868)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Achieving Shared Growth, Regional Economic Development, Services & Transfers to Poor

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China's (Uneven) Progress Against Poverty

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 1,405 (25,175)
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China, poverty, inequality, economic growth, policies

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Inequality is Bad for the Poor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3677
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Issues in Measuring and Modeling Poverty

Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Evaluating Anti-Poverty Programs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3625
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Rural Poverty Reduction, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education, Poverty Impact Evaluation

Evaluating Anti-Poverty Programs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3625
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 26 Jul 2005
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Poverty Lines Across the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5284
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development, Achieving Shared Growth, Poverty Lines

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Is a Guaranteed Living Wage a Good Anti-Poverty Policy?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3640
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jul 2005
Rinku Murgai and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University
Downloads 1,007 (40,742)
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When is Growth Pro-Poor? Evidence from the Diverse Experiences of India's States

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Gaurav Datt
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Poverty, economic growth, rural development, human development, India

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New Evidence on the Urbanization of Global Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4199
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion, Shaohua Chen and Prem Sangraula
Georgetown University, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Pro-Poor Growth and Inequality, City Development Strategies

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Growth and Poverty in Rural India

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Gaurav Datt
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 864 (50,448)
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Evaluation in the Practice of Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4547
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Population Policies, Tertiary Education

Evaluation in the Practice of Development

The World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 29-53, 2009
Posted: 06 May 2009
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University

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Dollar a Day Revisited

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4620
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion, Shaohua Chen and Prem Sangraula
Georgetown University, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 722 (64,266)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Achieving Shared Growth, Urban Partnerships & Poverty

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Equity and Growth in Developing Countries: Old and New Perspectives on the Policy Issues

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael Bruno, Martin Ravallion and Lyn Squire
Hebrew University (Deceased), Georgetown University and Global Development Network
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China is Poorer Than We Thought, but no Less Successful in the Fight Against Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4621
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 654 (72,903)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Achieving Shared Growth, ICT Applications

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Mashup Indices of Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5432
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Economic Theory & Research, Information Security & Privacy, Governance Indicators, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Debt Markets

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Growth, Inequality, and Poverty: Looking Beyond Averages

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 567 (87,123)
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Economic growth, inequality, poverty

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Measuring Pro-Poor Growth

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
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The Debate on Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality: Why Measurement Matters

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Spatial Poverty Traps?

Number of pages: 334 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
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What Can New Survey Data Tell Us About Recent Changes in Distribution and Poverty?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 503 (101,051)
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Long-Term Impacts of Household Electrification in Rural India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6527
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Georgetown University, World Bank - Poverty and Equity Global Practice and World Bank
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Energy Production and Transportation, Engineering, Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Electric Power

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On Multidimensional Indices of Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5580
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Debt Markets, Services & Transfers to Poor, Achieving Shared Growth, Markets and Market Access

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On the Urbanization of Poverty

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Is Literacy Shared within Households? Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Dec 2001
Kaushik Basu, Ambar Narayan and Martin Ravallion
Cornell University - Department of Economics, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice and Georgetown University
Downloads 488 (104,933)
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Household behavior, literacy, externalities, earnings, Bangladesh

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Determinants of Transient and Chronic Poverty: Evidence from Rural China

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jyotsna Jalan and Martin Ravallion
Indian Statistical Institute and Georgetown University
Downloads 481 (106,763)
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Partially Awakened Giants: Uneven Growth in China and India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4069
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Shubham Chaudhuri and Martin Ravallion
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Georgetown University
Downloads 477 (107,793)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Pro-Poor Growth and Inequality, Inequality, Population Policies

How Have the World's Poorest Fared Since the Early 1980s?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 465 (109,942)
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How Have the World's Poorest Fared Since the Early 1980s?

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 141-169, Fall 2004
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University

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Does India's Employment Guarantee Scheme Guarantee Employment?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6003
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Labor Markets, Services & Transfers to Poor, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis

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Poor, or Just Feeling Poor? On Using Subjective Data in Measuring Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5968
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 447 (116,429)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Economic Theory & Research, Services & Transfers to Poor, Crime and Society

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Protecting the Poor from Macroeconomic Shocks

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP) and Georgetown University
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A Poverty-Inequality Trade-Off?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 May 2005
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Inequality, poverty, growth

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Is India's Economic Growth Leaving the Poor Behind?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Gaurav Datt
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 424 (122,555)
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Is India's Economic Growth Leaving the Poor Behind?

Posted: 13 Sep 2002
Gaurav Datt and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University

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Are There Lessons for Africa from China's Success Against Poverty?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4463
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 408 (129,428)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Achieving Shared Growth, Services & Transfers to Poor

Social Protection in a Crisis: Argentina's Plan Jefes Y Jefas

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Emanuela Galasso
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 378 (139,844)
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Social Protection in a Crisis - Argentina's Plan Jefes Y Jefas

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3165
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Emanuela Galasso and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University
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Environmental Economics & Policies, Payment Systems & Infrastructure, Health Economics & Finance, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Services & Transfers to Poor, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Environmental Economics & Policies, Health Economics & Finance, Services & Transfers to Poor, Rural Poverty Reduction

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Measuring Poverty Using Qualitative Perceptions of Welfare

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Menno Prasad Pradhan
Georgetown University and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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Absolute Poverty Measures for the Developing World, 1981-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4211
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 378 (141,020)
Citation 10

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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Pro-Poor Growth and Inequality, Services & Transfers to Poor

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Lessons from World Bank Research on Financial Crises

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4779
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Debt Markets, Safety Nets and Transfers, Emerging Markets, Access to Finance

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Targeted Transfers in Poor Countries: Revisiting the Tradeoffs and Policy Options

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Weakly Relative Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4844
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Achieving Shared Growth, Services & Transfers to Poor

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Household Income Dynamics in Rural China

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
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Benchmarking Global Poverty Reduction

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6205
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Achieving Shared Growth, Regional Economic Development, Inequality

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Competing Concepts of Inequality in the Globalization Debate

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Globalization, inequality, poverty, value judgments

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Bailing Out the World's Poorest

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4763
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 346 (155,447)
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Safety Nets and Transfers, Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Services & Transfers to Poor

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Hidden Impact? Ex-Post Evaluation of an Anti-Poverty Program

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 340 (158,354)
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Poverty, poor-area development projects, evaluation, savings, China

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Troubling Tradeoffs in the Human Development Index

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5484
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Economic Theory & Research, Inequality, Rural Poverty Reduction, Labor Policies, Debt Markets

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Subjective Economic Welfare

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Poverty Reduction without Economic Growth? Explaining Brazil's Poverty Dynamics, 1985-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4431
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Research Department and Georgetown University
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Achieving Shared Growth, Population Policies, Inequality

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Famines and Economics

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Does Piped Water Reduce Diarrhea for Children in Rural India?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jyotsna Jalan and Martin Ravallion
Indian Statistical Institute and Georgetown University
Downloads 211 (255,171)
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Does Piped Water Reduce Diarrhea for Children in Rural India?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2664
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Jyotsna Jalan and Martin Ravallion
Indian Statistical Institute and Georgetown University
Downloads 95 (487,774)
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Water Conservation, Water and Industry, Public Health Promotion, Health Economics & Finance, Environmental Economics & Policies, Water and Industry, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Health Economics & Finance, Environmental Economics & Policies, Health Monitoring & Evaluation

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Why Have Some Indian States Done Better than Others at Reducing Rural Poverty?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Gaurav Datt
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Looking Beyond Averages in the Trade and Poverty Debate

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Trade, globalization, poverty, inequality, China, Morocco

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How Did the World's Poorest Fare in the 1990s?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
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The Developing World's Bulging (but Vulnerable) 'Middle Class'

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4816
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Achieving Shared Growth, Inequality, Population Policies, Rural Poverty Reduction, Services & Transfers to Poor

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Does Child Labor Displace Schooling? Evidence on Behavioral Responses to an Enrollment Subsidy

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Quentin T. Wodon
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 261 (208,609)
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How Relevant is Targeting to the Success of an Antipoverty Program?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4385
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Services & Transfers to Poor, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Population Policies, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Poverty Reduction Strategies

How Relevant is Targeting to the Success of an Antipoverty Program?

The World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 205-231, 2009
Posted: 05 Oct 2009
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University

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Household Welfare Impacts of China's Accession to the World Trade Organization

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Aug 2003
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
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Gainers and Losers from Trade Reform in Morocco

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Research for Development: A World Bank Perspective on Future Directions for Research

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5437
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion, Alan Gelb and Ann E. Harrison
Georgetown University, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley
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Banks & Banking Reform, ICT Policy and Strategies, Tertiary Education, Economic Theory & Research, Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems

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Why Don't We See Poverty Convergence?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4974
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Achieving Shared Growth, Inequality, Regional Economic Development, Rural Poverty Reduction, Services & Transfers to Poor

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Who Cares About Relative Deprivation?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3782
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Poverty, relative deprivation, risk-sharing, externalities, subjective welfare

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Can High-Inequality Developing Countries Escape Absolute Poverty?

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Externalities in Rural Development: Evidence for China

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Dec 2004
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Are There Lasting Impacts of Aid to Poor Areas? Evidence from Rural China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4084
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Shaohua Chen, Ren Mu and Martin Ravallion
World Bank, Texas A&M University - George Bush School of Government and Public Service and Georgetown University
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Access to Finance, Poverty Monitoring &Analysis, Economic Theory &Research

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Breaking Up the Collective Farm: Welfare Outcomes of Vietnam's Massive Land Privatization

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Aug 2003
Martin Ravallion and Dominique P. van de Walle
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Are the Poor Protected from Budget Cuts? Theory and Evidence for Argentina

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Nov 2000
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Are the Poor Protected from Budget Cuts? Theory and Evidence for Argentina

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2391
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Safety Nets and Transfers, Services & Transfers to Poor, Public & Municipal Finance, Poverty Reduction Strategies, Public Sector Economics, Urban Economics, Rural Poverty Reduction

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Income Gains to the Poor from Workfare: Estimates for Argentina's Trabajar Program

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
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When Economic Reform is Faster than Statistical Reform: Measuring and Explaining Inequality in Rural China

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
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A Micro-Decomposition Analysis of the Macroeconomic Determinants of Human Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4358
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paris Jourdan Sciences Economiques, Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Primary Education, Education For All, Population Policies, Rural Poverty Reduction, Inequality

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Banking on the Poor? Branch Placement and Nonfarm Rural Development in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Quentin T. Wodon
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Non-farm rural development, Grameen Bank, poverty, Bangladesh

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An Econometric Method of Correcting for Unit Nonresponse Bias in Surveys

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3711
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Sep 2005
Anton Korinek, Johan A. Mistiaen and Martin Ravallion
University of Virginia, The World Bank and Georgetown University
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Sample surveys, selective unit nonresponse bias

Searching for the Economic Gradient in Self-Assessed Health

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3698
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Sep 2005
Michael Lokshin and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
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Self-assessed health, economic welfare, gradient, Russia

Searching for the Economic Gradient in Self-Assessed Health

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3698
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael Lokshin and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
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Health Monitoring&Evaluation Agricultural Knowledge&Information Systems Health Economics&Finance Rural Development Knowledge&Information Systems Health Systems Development&Reform

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More Relatively-Poor People in a Less Absolutely-Poor World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6114
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 193 (277,615)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development, Achieving Shared Growth, Services & Transfers to Poor

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Geographic Inequity in a Decentralized Anti-Poverty Program: A Case Study of China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4303
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Inequality, Services & Transfers to Poor, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Economic Theory & Research

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Transient Poverty in Rural China

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
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Are the Poor Less Well-Insured? Evidence on Vulnerability to Income Risk in Rural China

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
Downloads 190 (281,475)
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Distributional Outcomes of a Decentralized Welfare Program

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Nov 2000
Emanuela Galasso and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University
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Di Bao: A Guaranteed Minimum Income in Urban China?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3805
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Jan 2006
Shaohua Chen, Martin Ravallion and Youjuan Wang
World Bank, Georgetown University and National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS)
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Urban poverty, cash transfers, behavioral responses, targeting, China

82.

Price Levels and Economic Growth: Making Sense of the PPP Changes between ICP Rounds

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5229
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Markets and Market Access, Economic Theory & Research, Emerging Markets, E-Business, Debt Markets

83.

Has India's Economic Growth Become More Pro-Poor in the Wake of Economic Reforms?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5103
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Gaurav Datt and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University
Downloads 165 (318,524)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Achieving Shared Growth, Services & Transfers to Poor, Inequality

84.

On Measuring Aggregate "Social Efficiency"

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 165 (318,524)
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85.

Inequality Convergence

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 165 (318,524)
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86.

Survey Nonresponse and the Distribution of Income

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
Anton Korinek, Johan A. Mistiaen and Martin Ravallion
University of Virginia, The World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 165 (318,524)
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Survey nonresponse, income distribution, poverty and inequality measurement

87.

On the Welfarist Rationale for Relative Poverty Lines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4486
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Economic Theory & Research, Inequality, Population Policies

88.
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Citation 15

Growth, Urbanization, and Poverty Reduction in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7568
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Gaurav Datt, Martin Ravallion and Rinku Murgai
Monash University - Department of Economics, Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 93 (494,631)

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Services & Transfers to Poor, Inequality, Pro-Poor Growth, Rural Poverty Reduction

Growth, Urbanization and Poverty Reduction in India

NBER Working Paper No. w21983
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2023
Gaurav Datt, Martin Ravallion and Rinku Murgai
Monash University - Department of Economics, Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 64 (617,656)
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Survey Compliance and the Distribution of Income

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Aug 2003
Johan A. Mistiaen and Martin Ravallion
The World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 157 (332,174)
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90.

Land Allocation in Vietnam's Agrarian Transition

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Dominique P. van de Walle
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Guaranteed Employment or Guaranteed Income?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 482
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Jul 2018
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 148 (348,655)
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poverty, right to work, workfare, targeting, transfers, universal basic income

92.

Measuring Aggregate Welfare in Developing Countries: How Well Do National Accounts and Surveys Agree?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 147 (350,619)
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Evaluating a Targeted Social Program When Placement is Decentralized

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Quentin T. Wodon
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Do Poorer Countries Have Less Capacity for Redistribution?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5046
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 143 (358,441)
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Achieving Shared Growth, Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Debt Markets, Inequality

95.

The Idea of Antipoverty Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w19210
Number of pages: 113 Posted: 12 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 140 (364,440)
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96.

Identifying Welfare Effects from Subjective Questions

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 133 (379,175)
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97.

On the Utility Consistency of Poverty Lines

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 124 (400,110)

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98.

Toward Better Global Poverty Measures

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 417
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Oct 2015
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 124 (400,110)
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absolute poverty, relative poverty, consumption floor, purchasing power parity, International Comparison Program

99.

Does Participation Improve Project Performance: Establishing Causality with Subjective Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1357
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Alice Mesnard
Georgetown University and University of Toulouse 1 - Advanced Research in Quantitative Applied Development Economics (ARQADE)
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Governance Indicators, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, ICT Policy and Strategies, Health Economics & Finance

100.

Is Knowledge Shared within Households?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion, Kaushik Basu and Ambar Narayan
Georgetown University, Cornell University - Department of Economics and World Bank, Poverty Global Practice
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On the Contribution of Demographic Change to Aggregate Poverty Measures for the Developing World

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 May 2005
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Lasting Local Impacts of an Economywide Crisis

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Indonesia, financial crisis, poverty, inequality, geography

103.

Does rising landlessness signal success or failure for Vietnam`s agrarian transition?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3871
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Dominique P. van de Walle
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 118 (415,039)
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Land Use and Policies, Rural Land Policies for Poverty Reduction, Rural Poverty Reduction, Rural Development Knowledge&Information Systems

104.

Monitoring Targeting Performance When Decentralized Allocations to the Poor are Unobserved

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 118 (415,039)
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On the Implications of Essential Heterogeneity for Estimating Causal Impacts Using Social Experiments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5804
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 117 (417,720)
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Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Disease Control & Prevention, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education

106.

Short-Lived Shocks with Long-Lived Impacts? Household Income Dynamics in a Transition Economy

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 115 (423,035)
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On Measuring Scientific Influence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5375
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Adam Wagstaff
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 112 (431,318)

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Information Security & Privacy, Economic Theory & Research, Information and Records Management, Tertiary Education, Knowledge for Development

108.

Frame-of-Reference Bias in Subjective Welfare Regressions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4904
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kathleen Beegle, Kristen Himelein and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management and Georgetown University
Downloads 108 (442,838)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Housing & Human Habitats, Economic Theory & Research, Poverty Lines, Agricultural Knowledge & Information Systems

109.

Testing Information Constraints on India's Largest Antipoverty Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6598
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Georgetown University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 107 (445,849)

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Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems, Population Policies, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems, Primary Education, Knowledge for Development

110.

The Pattern of Growth and Poverty Reduction in China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5069
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jose G. Montalvo and Martin Ravallion
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Georgetown University
Downloads 107 (445,849)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Achieving Shared Growth, Regional Economic Development, Subnational Economic Development

111.

Verifying Exchange Rate Regimes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2397
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2017
Georgetown University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Republic of Argentina - Trabajar Project Office and Republic of Argentina - Trabajar Project Office
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Environmental Economics & Policies, Macroeconomic Management, Economic Stabilization, Economic Theory & Research, Fiscal & Monetary Policy, ICT Policy and Strategies, Payment Systems & Infrastructure

112.

Rich and Powerful? Subjective Power and Welfare in Russia

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Michael Lokshin and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 107 (445,849)
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113.
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Citation 25

A Poor Means Test? Econometric Targeting in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7915
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
Central European University (CEU), Georgetown University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 71 (583,652)
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Inequality, Access of Poor to Social Services, Economic Assistance, Services & Transfers to Poor, Disability, Social Protections & Assistance, Poverty Diagnostics, Poverty Assessment, Poverty Lines, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Small Area Estimation Poverty Mapping, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Employment and Shared Growth

A Poor Means Test? Econometric Targeting in Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w22919
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2023
Central European University (CEU), Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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114.

Is it What You Inherited or What You Learnt? Intergenerational Linkage and Interpersonal Inequality in Senegal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5658
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paris Jourdan Sciences Economiques, Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Population Policies, Gender and Law, Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems, Gender and Health

115.

Appraising Workfare Programs

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 106 (448,895)
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Assisting the Transition from Workfare to Work: A Randomized Experiment

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Aug 2003
Emanuela Galasso, Martin Ravallion and Agustin Salvia
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Georgetown University and Republic of Argentina - Ministry of Labor
Downloads 105 (454,708)
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workfare, wage subsidies, training programs, randomization

Assisting the Transition from Workfare to Work: A Randomized Experiment

Posted: 04 Oct 2004
Emanuela Galasso, Martin Ravallion and Agustin Salvia
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Georgetown University and Republic of Argentina - Ministry of Labor

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Workfare, welfare, transition from workfare to work, Argentina, Proempleo Experiment

117.

The World Bank: Why it is Still Needed and Why it Still Disappoints

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 400
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 104 (454,961)
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World Bank

118.
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Welfare-Consistent Global Poverty Measures

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8170
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Aug 2017
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 58 (650,111)

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Inequality

Welfare-Consistent Global Poverty Measures

NBER Working Paper No. w23739
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 14 May 2023
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 45 (730,843)

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Targeted Transfers in Poor Countries: Revisiting the Trade Offs and Policy Options

CPRC Working Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 102 (461,347)
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policy, growth, social protection, inequality, targeting

120.

How Long Will it Take to Lift One Billion People Out of Poverty?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6325
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 101 (464,529)
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Achieving Shared Growth, Inequality, Regional Economic Development, Rural Poverty Reduction, Services & Transfers to Poor

121.

The World Bank's Publication Record

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5374
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Adam Wagstaff
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 100 (467,782)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Information Security & Privacy, Tertiary Education, Corporate Law, Access to Finance

122.

Who Wants to Redistribute? Russia's Tunnel Effect in the 1990s

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 99 (470,931)
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Can Subjective Questions on Economic Welfare Be Trusted? Evidence for Three Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6726
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion, Kristen Himelein and Kathleen Beegle
Georgetown University, World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 98 (474,076)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Economic Theory & Research, Biodiversity, Poverty Lines, Regional Economic Development

124.

Benefit Incidence and the Timing of Program Capture

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Peter F. Lanjouw
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 98 (474,076)

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The Two Poverty Enlightenments: Historical Insights from Digitized Books Spanning Three Centuries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5549
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 94 (487,260)

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Rural Poverty Reduction, Services & Transfers to Poor, Achieving Shared Growth, Poverty Reduction Strategies, Regional Economic Development

126.

Macroeconomic Crises and Poverty Monitoring: A Case Study of India

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Gaurav Datt
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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127.

Demand for Public Safety

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Menno Prasad Pradhan
Georgetown University and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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128.

Is More Targeting Consistent with Less Spending?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 86 (515,099)
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129.

Can We Trust Shoestring Evaluations?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5983
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 84 (522,566)

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Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Economic Theory & Research, Housing & Human Habitats

130.

Are There Dynamic Gains from a Poor-Area Development Program?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
Downloads 83 (526,414)
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131.

Inequality and the Coronavirus: Socioeconomic Covariates of Behavioral Responses and Viral Outcomes Across Us Counties

NBER Working Paper No. w27549
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2023
Caitlin Brown and Martin Ravallion
Central European University (CEU) and Georgetown University
Downloads 79 (542,113)
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132.

Reaching Poor Areas in a Federal System

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 74 (562,672)

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Knowledgeable Bankers? The Demand for Research in World Bank Operations

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5892
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems, Banks & Banking Reform, Information Security & Privacy, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis

134.

Evaluating Workfare When the Work is Unpleasant: Evidence for India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6272
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Arthur Alik-Lagrange and Martin Ravallion
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Georgetown University
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Markets, Services & Transfers to Poor

Fleshing Out the Olive? On Income Polarization in China

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Mar 2022
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and Xiamen University
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China, polarization, Inequality, growth

Fleshing Out the Olive? On Income Polarization in China

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 May 2022
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and Xiamen University
Downloads 22 (920,533)

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China, polarization, Inequality, growth

Fleshing Out the Olive? On Income Polarization in China

NBER Working Paper No. w29383
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2023
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and Xiamen University
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Trade Insulation as Social Protection

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6448
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Quy-Toan Do, Andrei A. Levchenko and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Michigan - Department of Economics and Georgetown University
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Food & Beverage Industry, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Markets and Market Access, Food Security

137.

What Can We Learn About Country Performance from Conditional Comparisons Across Countries?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Benefit Incidence with Incentive Effects, Measurement Errors and Latent Heterogeneity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6573
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Labor Policies, Services & Transfers to Poor, Inequality, Economic Theory & Research

139.

Is Workfare Cost-Effective Against Poverty in a Poor Labor-Surplus Economy?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6673
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rinku Murgai, Martin Ravallion and Dominique P. van de Walle
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 50 (682,625)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Banks & Banking Reform, Income

140.

Scarred But Wiser: World War 2's Covid Legacy

NBER Working Paper No. w28291
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2023
Michael Lokshin, Vladimir Kolchin and Martin Ravallion
World Bank, World Bank, Europe and Central Asia and Georgetown University
Downloads 47 (700,878)

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Are the World's Poorest Being Left Behind?

NBER Working Paper No. w20791
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2022
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Can the World's Poor Protect Themselves from the New Coronavirus?

NBER Working Paper No. w27200
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 May 2020 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2023
Caitlin Brown, Martin Ravallion and Dominique Van De Walle
Central European University (CEU), Georgetown University and World Bank
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Ethnic Inequality and Poverty in Malaysia Since 1969

NBER Working Paper No. w25640
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 43 (726,462)
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Are Poor Individuals Mainly Found in Poor Households? Evidence Using Nutrition Data for Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w24047
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2023
Central European University (CEU), Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Scarred but Wiser: World War 2’s COVID Legacy

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Nov 2020
Michael Lokshin, Vladimir Kolchin and Martin Ravallion
World Bank, World Bank, Europe and Central Asia and Georgetown University
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Shocks; COVID-19; World War 2: Europe and Central Asia

146.

Benefit Incidence with Incentive Effects, Measurement Errors and Latent Heterogeneity: A Case Study for China

NBER Working Paper No. w21111
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2023
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 39 (753,873)
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Should the Randomistas (Continue to) Rule?

NBER Working Paper No. w27554
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Would Mexican Migrants be Willing to Guarantee Americans a Basic Income?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jul 2021
Michael Lokshin and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 35 (783,029)

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Work permits; migration; social protection; poverty; U.S.; Mexico

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Social Protection and Economic Development: Are the Poorest Being Lifted-Up or Left-Behind?

NBER Working Paper No. w24665
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 25 May 2023
Martin Ravallion, Dean Jolliffe and Juan Margitic
Georgetown University, World Bank, DECDG and Georgetown University - Department of Economics
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Inconsistent Policy Evaluation: A Case Study for a Large Workfare Program

NBER Working Paper No. w21041
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2023
Arthur Alik-Lagrange and Martin Ravallion
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Georgetown University
Downloads 33 (798,388)
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Is Social Protection a Luxury Good?

World Bank Group Policy Research Working Paper 10174
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Oct 2022
Michael Lokshin, Martin Ravallion and Iván Torre
World Bank, Georgetown University and World Bank
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Social protection, Engel curve, pandemic, governance, distribution, ICT, selective data reporting

Is Social Protection a Luxury Good?

NBER Working Paper No. w30484
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2023
Michael Lokshin, Martin Ravallion and Iván Torre
World Bank, Georgetown University and World Bank
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Inequality When Effort Matters

NBER Working Paper No. w21394
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
Downloads 30 (822,241)
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On the Origins of the Idea of Ending Poverty

NBER Working Paper No. w27808
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2022
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Global Inequality When Unequal Countries Create Unequal People

NBER Working Paper No. w24177
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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On Measuring Global Poverty

NBER Working Paper No. w26211
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2022
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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On Measuring Global Poverty

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 12, pp. 167-188, 2020
Posted: 14 Aug 2020
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University

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Poverty in China Since 1950: A Counterfactual Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w28370
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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A Market for Work Permits

NBER Working Paper No. w26590
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2023
Michael Lokshin and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
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Social Frictions to Knowledge Diffusion: Evidence from an Information Intervention

NBER Working Paper No. w21877
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2023
Arthur Alik-Lagrange and Martin Ravallion
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Georgetown University
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An Exploration of the International Comparison Program's New Global Economic Landscape

NBER Working Paper No. w20338
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Food Stamps and America's Poorest

NBER Working Paper No. w26025
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2023
Dean Jolliffe, Juan Margitic and Martin Ravallion
World Bank, DECDG, Georgetown University - Department of Economics and Georgetown University
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161.

Is that Really a Kuznets Curve? Turning Points for Income Inequality in China

NBER Working Paper No. w29199
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and Xiamen University
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162.

Wealth Distribution and Self-Employment in a Developing Economy

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Nov 2001
Alice Mesnard and Martin Ravallion
University of Toulouse 1 - Advanced Research in Quantitative Applied Development Economics (ARQADE) and Georgetown University
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Borrowing constraints, wealth inequality, self-employment, migration

163.

Is a Decentralized Right-to-Work Policy Feasible?

NBER Working Paper No. w25687
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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164.

On the Welfare Gains from Tradeable Benefits-in-Kind

NBER Working Paper No. w28728
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 May 2021 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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165.

Reconciling the Conflicting Narratives on Poverty in China

NBER Working Paper No. w28147
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 29 May 2023
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Georgetown University
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166.

Unpacking Household Engel Curves

NBER Working Paper No. w26850
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 14 May 2023
Philippe De Vreyer, Sylvie Lambert and Martin Ravallion
Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL Research University, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Georgetown University
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167.

Missing Top Income Recipients

NBER Working Paper No. w28890
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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168.

Growth Elasticities of Poverty Reduction

NBER Working Paper No. w30401
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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169.

Macroeconomic Misery by Levels of Income in America

NBER Working Paper No. w29050
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 18 May 2023
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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170.

Decentralizing Eligibility for a Federal Antipoverty Program: A Case Study for China

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 1-30, 2009
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University

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171.

Welfare Impacts of China's Accession to the World Trade Organization

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 29-57, 2004
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University

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172.

Social Protection in a Crisis: Argentina&Rsquo;S Plan Jefes Y Jefas

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 367-399, 2004
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University

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173.

Are the Poor Protected from Budget Cuts? Evidence for Argentina

Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 95-121, May 2002
Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University

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Fiscal incidence, social spending, budget cuts, Argentina

174.

Who Wants Safer Streets? Explaining Concern for Public Safety in Brazil

Posted: 01 Oct 2003
Menno Prasad Pradhan and Martin Ravallion
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and Georgetown University

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Public safety, Crime, Inequality, Public opinion, Brazil

175.

Why Has Economic Growth Been More Pro-Poor in Some States of India than Others?

Posted: 06 Nov 2002
Martin Ravallion and Gaurav Datt
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Poverty, Inequality, Economic growth, Rural development, Human development

176.

Self-Rated Economic Welfare in Russia

Posted: 02 Sep 2002
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank

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Subjective well-being, Poverty, Russia

177.

Welfare Impacts of the 1998 Financial Crisis in Russia and the Response of the Public Safety Net

The Economics of Transition, Vol. 8, Issue 2, July 2000
Posted: 23 Sep 2001
Michael Lokshin and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University

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178.

Carbon Emissions and Income Inequality

Posted: 04 Dec 2000
Martin Ravallion, Mark T. Heil and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University, EPA Headquarters and Indian Statistical Institute

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179.

Banking on the Poor? Branch Location and Nonfarm Rural Development in Bangladesh

Posted: 10 Aug 2000
Martin Ravallion and Quentin T. Wodon
Georgetown University and World Bank

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180.

Does Child Labour Displace Schooling? Evidence on Behavioural Responses to an Enrollment Subsidy

Posted: 28 Jun 2000
Martin Ravallion and Quentin T. Wodon
Georgetown University and World Bank

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181.

China's Lagging Poor Areas

Posted: 21 Nov 1999
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute

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182.

Macroeconomic Crises and Poverty Monitoring: A Case Study for India

REVIEW OF DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS, October 21, 1996
Posted: 25 Nov 1996
Gaurav Datt and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University

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