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Type Working Paper - Groupe de Recherche en Économie et Développement International Working Paper No. 06-12
Title The geographic determinants of poverty in Albania
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Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2006
URL http://pages.usherbrooke.ca/gredi/wpapers/GREDI-0612.pdf
Abstract
To better understand the geographic determinants of poverty in Albania, this article proposes a methodology similar to that developed by Ravallion and Wodon (1999). Our methodology’s main contribution resides within how we utilize the entirety of a household’s joint distribution of demographic characteristics as opposed to averages when simulating regional poverty levels.

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