Description - Defining Poverty in the Developing World by Frances Stewart
Using data for India and Peru, the authors compare and contrast four different approaches to poverty analysis at a theoretical and empirical level. The research reveals the implications for measuring poverty and for policy, concluding that the approach chosen does make a marked difference to conclusions drawn.
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Author Biography - Frances Stewart
FRANCES STEWART is Professor of Development Economics and Director of the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity, Oxford University, UK. A pre-eminent development economist, she was named one of fifty outstanding technological leaders for 2003 by Scientific American. RUHI SAITH qualified as a medical doctor and has a D.Phil in medicine from Oxford University, UK. Her research interests and experience are in the multi-dimensional aspects of poverty and anti-poverty policy. She has worked on research projects with the UN, UNDP, UNRISD, the World Bank and Qu