© 1994

Poverty Monitoring: An International Concern

  • Rolph van der Hoeven
  • Richard Anker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Measurement and Trends of Poverty

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gary S. Fields
      Pages 3-14
    3. Paul Streeten
      Pages 15-30
  3. Poverty Indicators

  4. Planning for Poverty Alleviation in a Context of Adjustment

  5. Rapid Policy Action for Vulnerable Groups

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Paul Streeten
      Pages 137-144
    3. Richard Bilsborrow
      Pages 150-158
  6. International Agencies Perspectives on Poverty

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Wouter van Ginneken
      Pages 191-202
  7. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Richard Anker, Rolph van der Hoeven, Eva Jespersen
      Pages 205-213
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 214-224

About this book


This volume assembles the major papers discussed at an international workshop on poverty monitoring to evaluate poverty indicators and poverty monitoring systems. It aims to focus more attention on poverty issues and improve policies for alleviating poverty.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Rolph van der Hoeven
  • Richard Anker
    • 1
  1. 1.Labour Market Analysis and Information UnitInternational Labour OfficeGenevaSwitzerland

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