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Measuring global poverty: Why PPP methods matter

Ackland, Robert; Dowrick, Stephen; Freyens, Benoit


We present theory and evidence to suggest that, in the context of analyzing global poverty, the EKS approach to estimating purchasing power parities yields more appropriate international comparison of real incomes than the Geary-Khamis approach. Our analy

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Review of Economics and Statistics
DOI: 10.1162/REST_a_00294
Access Rights: Open Access
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