Wednesday, December 12 / 10:45 AM - 12:45 PM   •   Mbuni

Session 45:
Methodological issues in measuring poverty and human welfare

Chair: Jane C. Falkingham, University of Southampton
Discussant: Francis Nii-Amoo Dodoo, Pennsylvania State University

  1. The commodity chain of the household: From survey design to policy planningErnestina E. Coast, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) ; Sara Randall, University College London ; Tiziana Leone, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) ; Beth Bishop, University College London

  2. Poverty in Ghana is basically a rural phenomenon: Are we underestimating urban poverty?George Owusu, University of Ghana ; Paul Yankson

  3. How can we learn about community socio-economic status and poverty in a developing country urban environment? An example from Johannesburg-Soweto, South AfricaZoe A. Sheppard, Loughborough University ; Shane Norris, University of the Witwatersrand ; John M Pettifor, University of the Witwatersrand and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital ; Noel Cameron, Loughborough University ; Paula Griffiths, Loughborough University

  4. How should we translate survey questionnaires? An analysis of Kenyan DHS dataAlexander Weinreb, Hebrew University of Jerusalem ; Mariano Sana, Louisiana State University

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