Why Poverty Persists: Poverty Dynamics in Asia and Africa edited by Bob Baulch

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This chapter provides a broad introduction to the methodological issues that arise when analysing poverty dynamics in longer panels, together with the main fi ndings from the six country studies. The methodological issues discussed include how one should identify and measure the chronically poor, attrition and tracking, the pernicious infl uence of measurement error, modelling poverty transitions, and sequencing and integrating qualitative and quantitative methods.

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  • Jan Willem Gunning

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