Measuring global poverty: Why PPP methods matter

Robert Ackland, Stephen Dowrick, Benoit Freyens

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    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
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)813-824
    JournalReview of Economics and Statistics
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


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