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Are The Poverty Effects of Trade Policies Invisible?

Monika Verma, Thomas W. Hertel and Ernesto Valenzuela.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; International Trade; Welfare and Poverty; Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis. 8255 words.

Beginning with the WTO's Doha Development Agenda and establishment of the Millennium Development Goal of reducing poverty by 50 percent by 2015, poverty impacts of trade reforms have become...

Micro-Level Estimation of Child Undernutrition Indicators in Cambodia

Tomoki Fujii.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development. 11450 words.

One major limitation to addressing child undernutrition is a lack of the information required to target resources. This article extends the small-area estimation technique of Elbers,...

What Can We Learn about the Effects of Food Stamps on Obesity in the Presence of Misreporting?

Lorenzo Almada, Ian McCarthy and Rusty Tchernis.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty. 11967 words.

There is an increasing perception among policy makers that food stamp benefits contribute positively to adult obesity rates. We show that these results are heavily dependent on one’s...