Accion Poverty Assessment Framework

Accion's InSight Series, No. 1, 2002

15 Pages Posted: 9 Aug 2005

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Karen Horn Welch

Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Abstract

To understand and measure the poverty level of microfinance clients, ACCION is undertaking a multipart poverty assessment project. This document lays out the analytic framework for the analysis that will be employed to compare income, expenditure and socio-economic characteristics of ACCION partners' clients with international and national poverty lines. The objective of this framework document is to propose a structure for the initial poverty assessment. Available for download from www.accion.org/insight

Keywords: Poverty assessment poverty line

JEL Classification: I30, I32

Suggested Citation

Horn Welch, Karen, Accion Poverty Assessment Framework. Accion's InSight Series, No. 1, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=771631

Karen Horn Welch (Contact Author)

Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies ( email )

Stanford, CA 94305
United States

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