Martin Ravallion

Georgetown University

Professor

Washington, DC 20057

United States

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Scholarly Papers (174)

1.

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

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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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Pro-Poor Growth: A Primer

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3242
Number of pages: 28 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
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Achieving Shared Growth, Regional Economic Development, Services & Transfers to Poor

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The Mystery of the Vanishing Benefits: Ms. Speedy Analyst's Introduction to Evaluation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2153
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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China's (Uneven) Progress Against Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3408
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
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China, poverty, inequality, economic growth, policies

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Issues in Measuring and Modeling Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1615
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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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
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When is Growth Pro-Poor? Evidence from the Diverse Experiences of India's States

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2263
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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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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Growth and Poverty in Rural India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1405
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Gaurav Datt
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 767 (34,591)
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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
Downloads 708 (37,999)
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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)
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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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1563
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
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Achieving Shared Growth, ICT Applications

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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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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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The Debate on Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality: Why Measurement Matters

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3038
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Measuring Pro-Poor Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2666
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Is Literacy Shared within Households? Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 01-44
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 455 (68,109)
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Household behavior, literacy, externalities, earnings, Bangladesh

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On the Urbanization of Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2586
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Growth, Inequality, and Poverty: Looking Beyond Averages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2558
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Economic growth, inequality, poverty

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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 437 (71,507)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Pro-Poor Growth and Inequality, Inequality, Population Policies

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Determinants of Transient and Chronic Poverty: Evidence from Rural China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1936
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jyotsna Jalan and Martin Ravallion
Indian Statistical Institute and Georgetown University
Downloads 429 (73,130)
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How Have the World's Poorest Fared Since the Early 1980s?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3341
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 428 (72,663)
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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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What Can New Survey Data Tell Us About Recent Changes in Distribution and Poverty?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1694
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Spatial Poverty Traps?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1862
Number of pages: 334 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
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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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Is India's Economic Growth Leaving the Poor Behind?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2846
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Gaurav Datt
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Is India's Economic Growth Leaving the Poor Behind?

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 16, No. 3, Summer 2002
Posted: 13 Sep 2002
Gaurav Datt and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) 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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Protecting the Poor from Macroeconomic Shocks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2160
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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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 390 (81,733)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Economic Theory & Research, Services & Transfers to Poor, Crime and Society

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A Poverty-Inequality Trade-Off?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3579
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 May 2005
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Inequality, poverty, growth

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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
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Achieving Shared Growth, 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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Measuring Poverty Using Qualitative Perceptions of Welfare

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2011
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
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Pro-Poor Growth and Inequality, Services & Transfers to Poor

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3165
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Emanuela Galasso
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 333 (97,281)
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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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Competing Concepts of Inequality in the Globalization Debate

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3243
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
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Safety Nets and Transfers, Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Services & Transfers to Poor

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3048
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Household Income Dynamics in Rural China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2706
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
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Hidden Impact? Ex-Post Evaluation of an Anti-Poverty Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3049
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 309 (106,335)
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Poverty, poor-area development projects, evaluation, savings, China

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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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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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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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Subjective Economic Welfare

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2106
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Why Have Some Indian States Done Better than Others at Reducing Rural Poverty?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1594
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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Famines and Economics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1693
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Looking Beyond Averages in the Trade and Poverty Debate

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3461
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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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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How Did the World's Poorest Fare in the 1990s?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2409
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
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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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Gainers and Losers from Trade Reform in Morocco

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3368
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Does Child Labor Displace Schooling? Evidence on Behavioral Responses to an Enrollment Subsidy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2116
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Quentin T. Wodon
Georgetown University and World Bank
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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 - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Poverty, relative deprivation, risk-sharing, externalities, subjective welfare

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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

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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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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Externalities in Rural Development: Evidence for China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2879
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Dec 2004
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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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: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jyotsna Jalan and Martin Ravallion
Indian Statistical Institute and Georgetown University
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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
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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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Household Welfare Impacts of China's Accession to the World Trade Organization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3040
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Aug 2003
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
World Bank and Georgetown University
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When Economic Reform is Faster than Statistical Reform: Measuring and Explaining Inequality in Rural China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1902
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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Breaking Up the Collective Farm: Welfare Outcomes of Vietnam's Massive Land Privatization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2710
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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Banking on the Poor? Branch Placement and Nonfarm Rural Development in Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1858
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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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

Are the Poor Protected from Budget Cuts? Theory and Evidence for Argentina

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2391
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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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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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 - Department of Economics and Darden School of Business, The World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 171 (189,596)
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Sample surveys, selective unit nonresponse bias

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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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Are the Poor Less Well-Insured? Evidence on Vulnerability to Income Risk in Rural China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1863
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
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Distributional Outcomes of a Decentralized Welfare Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2316
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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Transient Poverty in Rural China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1616
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
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Income Gains to the Poor from Workfare: Estimates for Argentina's Trabajar Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2149
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
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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
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development, Achieving Shared Growth, Services & Transfers to Poor

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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

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 - Development Research Group (DECRG) 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 - Development Research Group (DECRG) 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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Can High-Inequality Developing Countries Escape Absolute Poverty?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1775
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Survey Nonresponse and the Distribution of Income

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3543
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
Anton Korinek, Johan A. Mistiaen and Martin Ravallion
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Darden School of Business, The World Bank and Georgetown University
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Survey nonresponse, income distribution, poverty and inequality measurement

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 137 (227,827)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Achieving Shared Growth, Services & Transfers to Poor, Inequality

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Survey Compliance and the Distribution of Income

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2956
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Aug 2003
Johan A. Mistiaen and Martin Ravallion
The World Bank and Georgetown University
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Measuring Aggregate Welfare in Developing Countries: How Well Do National Accounts and Surveys Agree?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2665
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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On Measuring Aggregate "Social Efficiency"

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3166
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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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

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Evaluating a Targeted Social Program When Placement is Decentralized

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1945
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Quentin T. Wodon
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Inequality Convergence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2645
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Land Allocation in Vietnam's Agrarian Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2951
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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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

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Identifying Welfare Effects from Subjective Questions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2301
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Monitoring Targeting Performance When Decentralized Allocations to the Poor are Unobserved

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2080
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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On the Contribution of Demographic Change to Aggregate Poverty Measures for the Developing World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3580
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 May 2005
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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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)
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Land Use and Policies, Rural Land Policies for Poverty Reduction, Rural Poverty Reduction, Rural Development Knowledge&Information Systems

96.

On the Utility Consistency of Poverty Lines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3157
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Lasting Local Impacts of an Economywide Crisis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3503
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Indonesia, financial crisis, poverty, inequality, geography

98.

The Idea of Antipoverty Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w19210
Number of pages: 113 Posted: 12 Jul 2013
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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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.

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 94 (298,292)
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absolute poverty, relative poverty, consumption floor, purchasing power parity, International Comparison Program

101.

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
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Achieving Shared Growth, Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Debt Markets, Inequality

102.

Is Knowledge Shared within Households?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2261
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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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

104.

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

105.

Appraising Workfare Programs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1955
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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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
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Achieving Shared Growth, Inequality, Regional Economic Development, Rural Poverty Reduction, Services & Transfers to Poor

107.

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
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Achieving Shared Growth, Regional Economic Development, Subnational Economic Development

108.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2459
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Assisting the Transition from Workfare to Work: A Randomized Experiment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2738
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
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workfare, wage subsidies, training programs, randomization

Assisting the Transition from Workfare to Work: A Randomized Experiment

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 128-142, October 2004
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

110.
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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)
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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
Gaurav Datt, Martin Ravallion and Rinku Murgai
Monash University - Department of Economics, Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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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
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policy, growth, social protection, inequality, targeting

112.

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
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Housing & Human Habitats, Economic Theory & Research, Poverty Lines, Agricultural Knowledge & Information Systems

113.

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
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World Bank

114.

Rich and Powerful? Subjective Power and Welfare in Russia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2854
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Michael Lokshin and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University
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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)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Information Security & Privacy, Tertiary Education, Corporate Law, Access to Finance

116.

Macroeconomic Crises and Poverty Monitoring: A Case Study of India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1685
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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Who Wants to Redistribute? Russia's Tunnel Effect in the 1990s

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2150
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Benefit Incidence and the Timing of Program Capture

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1956
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Peter F. Lanjouw
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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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)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Economic Theory & Research, Biodiversity, Poverty Lines, Regional Economic Development

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

121.

Demand for Public Safety

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2043
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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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
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Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Disease Control & Prevention, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education

123.

Is More Targeting Consistent with Less Spending?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2079
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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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

125.

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 61 (381,792)

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

126.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1695
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
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127.

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

128.

Reaching Poor Areas in a Federal System

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1901
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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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

130.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2342
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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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
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Inequality

Welfare-Consistent Global Poverty Measures

NBER Working Paper No. w23739
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Aug 2017
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
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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
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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
Central European University (CEU), Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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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.

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
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poverty, right to work, workfare, targeting, transfers, universal basic income

135.

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

136.

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)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Banks & Banking Reform, Income

137.

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

138.

Testing Poverty Lines

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 399-421, September 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Aug 2006
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Breaking Up the Collective Farms

Economics of Transition, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 201-236, June 2004
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jun 2004
Martin Ravallion and Dominique P. van de Walle
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Land Reallocation in an Agrarian Transition

Economic Journal, Vol. 116, No. 514, pp. 924-942, October 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Oct 2006
Martin Ravallion and Dominique P. van de Walle
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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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: 15 Jan 2015
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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Wealth Distribution and Self-Employment in a Developing Economy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3026
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

143.

Can the World's Poor Protect Themselves from the New Coronavirus?

NBER Working Paper No. w27200
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 May 2020
Caitlin Brown, Martin Ravallion and Dominique Van De Walle
Central European University (CEU), Georgetown University and World Bank
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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
Martin Ravallion, Dean Jolliffe and Juan Margitic
Georgetown University, World Bank and Georgetown University - Department of Economics
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The Wealth Effect on New Business Startups in a Developing Economy

Economica, Vol. 73, No. 291, pp. 367-392, August 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Jan 2007
Alice Mesnard and Martin Ravallion
University of Toulouse 1 - Advanced Research in Quantitative Applied Development Economics (ARQADE) and Georgetown University
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Inequality When Effort Matters

NBER Working Paper No. w21394
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2015
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
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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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
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
Georgetown University and World Bank
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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: 24 Mar 2015
Arthur Alik-Lagrange and Martin Ravallion
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Georgetown University
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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
Central European University (CEU), Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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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
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
Dean Jolliffe, Juan Margitic and Martin Ravallion
World Bank, Georgetown University - Department of Economics and Georgetown University
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On Measuring Global Poverty

NBER Working Paper No. w26211
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Sep 2019
Martin Ravallion
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
Arthur Alik-Lagrange and Martin Ravallion
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Georgetown University
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155.

Unpacking Household Engel Curves

NBER Working Paper No. w26850
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
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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156.

A Market for Work Permits

NBER Working Paper No. w26590
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Dec 2019
Michael Lokshin and Martin Ravallion
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University
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157.

Ethnic Inequality and Poverty in Malaysia Since 1969

NBER Working Paper No. w25640
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Mar 2019
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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158.

Is a Decentralized Right-to-Work Policy Feasible?

NBER Working Paper No. w25687
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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159.

A Micro-Decomposition Analysis of Aggregate Human Development Outcomes

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 119-145, April 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Paris Jourdan Sciences Economiques, Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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160.

Poverty and Growth in India Over Six Decades

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 102, Issue 1, pp. 4-27, 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Gaurav Datt, Martin Ravallion and Rinku Murgai
Monash University - Department of Economics, Georgetown University and World Bank
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Poverty, inequality, Kuznets, economic growth, rural development, urbanization

161.

Price Levels and Economic Growth: Making Sense of Revisions to Data on Real Incomes

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 59, Issue 4, pp. 593-613, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Nov 2013
Martin Ravallion
Georgetown University
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China, economic growth, purchasing power parity, real exchange rate

162.

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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163.

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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164.

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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165.

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

166.

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

Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 17-33, February 2003
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

167.

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

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 68, No. 2, pp. 381-400
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

168.

Self-Rated Economic Welfare in Russia

European Economic Review, Vol. 46, No. 8, Pp. 1453-1473, September 2002
Posted: 02 Sep 2002
Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Subjective well-being, Poverty, Russia

169.

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 - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University

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170.

Carbon Emissions and Income Inequality

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 52, Issue 4, October 2000
Posted: 04 Dec 2000
Martin Ravallion, Mark T. Heil and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University, EPA Headquarters and Indian Statistical Institute

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171.

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

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 4, Issue 2, June 2000
Posted: 10 Aug 2000
Martin Ravallion and Quentin T. Wodon
Georgetown University and World Bank

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172.

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

The Economic Journal, Vol. 110, Issue 462, March 2000
Posted: 28 Jun 2000
Martin Ravallion and Quentin T. Wodon
Georgetown University and World Bank

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173.

China's Lagging Poor Areas

American Economic Review, Vol. 89, Issue 2, May 1998
Posted: 21 Nov 1999
Martin Ravallion and Jyotsna Jalan
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute

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174.

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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