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Global Poverty Monitoring Technical Notes
Atamanov, Aziz, Joao Pedro Azevedo, R. Andres Castaneda Aguilar, Shaohua Chen, Paul A. Corral Rodas, Reno Dewina, Carolina Diaz-Bonilla, Dean M. Jolliffe, Christoph Lakner, Kihoon Lee, Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Jose Montes, Rose Mungai, Minh C. Nguyen, Espen Beer Prydz, Prem Sangraula, Kinnon Scott, Ayago Esmubancha Wambile, Judy Yang and Qinghua Zhao., "April 2018 Povcalnet update: what’s new ", World Bank Group Global Poverty Monitoring Technical Note, no. 1., April 2018.

Chen, Shaohua, Dean M. Jolliffe, Christoph Lakner, Kihoon Lee, Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Rose Mungai, Minh C. Nguyen, Espen Beer Prydz, Prem Sangraula, Dhiraj Sharma, Judy Yang and Qinghua Zhao., "September 2018 PovcalNet Update: what's new ", World Bank Group Global Poverty Monitoring Technical Note, no. 2., September 2018.

Azevedo, Joao Pedro, Paul A. Corral Rodas, Dean M. Jolliffe, Christoph Lakner, Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Jose Montes, Minh C. Nguyen and Espen Beer Prydz., "Prices used in Global Poverty Measurement ", World Bank Group Global Poverty Monitoring Technical Note, no. 3., September 2018.

Lakner, Christoph, Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Minh C. Nguyen, Joao Pedro Azevedo, Shaohua Chen, Dean M. Jolliffe, Espen Beer Prydz and Prem Sangraula., "Consumer Price Indices used in Global Poverty Measurement ", World Bank Group Global Poverty Monitoring Technical Note, no. 4., September 2018.

Atamanov, Aziz, Dean M. Jolliffe, Christoph Lakner and Espen Beer Prydz., "Purchasing Power Parities used in Global Poverty Measurement ", World Bank Group Global Poverty Monitoring Technical Note, no. 5., September 2018.

Newhouse, David and Pallavi Vyas., "Nowcasting Poverty in India for 2014-15 - A Survey to Survey Imputation Approach ", World Bank Group Global Poverty Monitoring Technical Note, no. 6., September 2018.

Atamanov, Aziz, R. Andres Castaneda Aguilar, Paul A. Corral Rodas, Reno Dewina, Carolina Diaz-Bonilla, Dean M. Jolliffe, Christoph Lakner, Kihoon Lee, Jose Montes, Laura Liliana Moreno Herrera, Rose Mungai, David Newhouse, Minh C. Nguyen, Espen Beer Prydz, Prem Sangraula and Judy Yang., "March 2019 PovcalNet Update: what’s new", World Bank Group Global Poverty Monitoring Technical Note, no. 7., March 2019.

Prydz, Espen Beer, Dean Jolliffe, Christoph Lakner, Daniel Gerszon Mahler and Prem Sangraula., "National Accounts Data used in Global Poverty Measurement", World Bank Group Global Poverty Monitoring Technical Note, no. 8., March 2019.

Background Papers
Chen, Shaohua and Martin Ravallion, "Welfare-consistent global poverty measures", World Bank Policy Research working paper 8171, August 2017.

World Bank, "Monitoring Global Poverty: Report of the Commission on Global Poverty", Washington, DC: World Bank, 2017.

Ferreira, Francisco H. G., Shaohua Chen, Andrew L. Dabalen, Yuri M. Dikhanov, Nada Hamadeh, Dean M. Jolliffe, Ambar Narayan, Espen B. Prydz, Ana L. Revenga, Prem Sangraula, Umar Serajuddin and Nobuo Yoshida, "A global count of the extreme poor in 2012: data issues, methodology and initial results", The Journal of Economic Inequality, Vol. 14(2), 141-172, 2016.

Jolliffe, Dean and Espen B. Prydz, "Estimating international poverty lines from comparable national thresholds: a robust approach for estimating relevant thresholds", The Journal of Economic Inequality, Vol. 14(2), 185-198, 2016

World Bank, "Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2016: Taking on Inequality", Washington, DC: World Bank, 2016.

World Bank, "A Measured Approach to Ending Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity: Concepts, Data, and the Twin Goals", Policy Research Report. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2015.

Ravallion, Martin and Shaohua Chen, "A Proposal for Truly Global Poverty Measures", Global Policy, Vol 4, Issue 3, 2013, pp. 258-265.

Ravallion, Martin and Shaohua Chen, "Weakly Relative Poverty", The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 93, No. 4, November 2011, pp. 1251-1261.

Chen, Shaohua and Martin Ravallion, "The developing world is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty", The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 125, Issue 4, November 2010, pp. 1577-1625.

Chen, Shaohua and Martin Ravallion, "China is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty", Chapter 13 of Sudhir Anand, Paul Segal, and Joseph Stiglitz (ed.), Debates on the Measurement of Poverty, Oxford University Press, Oxford: 2010.

Ravallion, Martin, Shaohua Chen, and Prem Sangraula, "Dollar a day revisited", World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 23, No. 2, January 2009, pp. 163-184.

Working Papers
Chen, Shaohua and Martin Ravallion, "China is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty", World Bank Policy Working Paper 4621, May 2008.

Ravallion, Martin and Michael Lokshin, "Who cares about Relative Deprivation?", World Bank Policy Working Paper 3782, December 2005

Ravallion, Martin, "A Poverty-Inequality Trade-Off?", World Bank Policy Working Paper 3782, December 2005.

Lokshin, Michael and Martin Ravallion, "Lasting Local Impacts of an Economy-Wide Crisis", World Bank Policy Working Paper 3503, February 2005.

Chen, Shaohua and Martin Ravallion, "How Have the World's Poorest Fared Since the Early 1980s?", World Bank Policy Working Paper 3341, June 2004

Datt, Gaurav and Martin Ravallion, "Is India's economic growth leaving the poor behind?", World Bank Policy Working Paper 2846, May 2002.

Journal Articles
Lokshin, Michael and Martin Ravallion, "Testing Poverty Lines", Review of Income and Wealth, September 2006.

Ravallion, Martin, "Looking Beyond Averages in the Trade and Poverty Debate", World Development (special issue on The Impact of Globalization on the World's Poor, edited by Machiko Nissanke and Erik Thorbecke), Vol. 34, No. 8, August 2006.

Korinek, Anton, Johan Mistian and Martin Ravallion, "An Econometric Method of Correcting for Unit Nonresponse Bias in Surveys", Journal of Econometrics, 2005.

Korinek, Anton, Johan Mistian and Martin Ravallion, "Survey Nonresponse and the Distribution of Income", Journal of Economic Inequality, Vol. 4, No.2, pp. 33-55, 2005.

Lokshin, Michael and Martin Ravallion, " Rich and Powerful? Subjective Power and Welfare in Russia", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 56, Issue 2, February 2005, pp. 141-195.

Ravallion, Martin, "Inequality is Bad for the Poor", Background Paper to 2006 World Development Report, Equity and Development.

Chen, Shaohua and Martin Ravallion, "Household Welfare Impacts of WTO Accession in China", World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 18(1), 2004, pp. 29-58.

Chen, Shaohua and Martin Ravallion, "How Have the World’s Poorest Fared Since the Early 1980s?", World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 19, No.2, Fall 2004, pp. 141-170.

Ravallion, Martin and Shaohua Chen, "China's (Uneven) Progress Against Poverty", Journal of Development Economics, 2004.

Ravallion, Martin, "Measuring Aggregate Welfare in Developing Countries: How Well do National Accounts and Surveys Agree?", Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXXXV, August 2003, pp.645-652.

Ravallion, Martin and Shaohua Chen, "Measuring Pro-Poor Growth", Economics Letters, Vol.78(1), January 2002, pp. 93-99.

Ravallion, Martin, "Poverty Lines", in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, Larry Blume and Steven Durlauf (eds.) London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ravallion, Martin, "Competing Concepts of Inequality in the Globalization Debate", Brookings Trade Forum 2004, edited by Susan Collins and Carol Graham, Washington DC: Brookings Institution, pp.1-38.