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Practices of poverty measurement and poverty profile of Bangladesh

Faizuddin Ahmed

Practices of poverty measurement and poverty profile of Bangladesh

by Faizuddin Ahmed

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Published by Asian Development Bank in Manila .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty -- Bangladesh,
  • Poverty -- Bangladesh -- Measurement,
  • Income -- Bangladesh -- Statistics,
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Bangladesh -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFaizuddin Ahmed.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesERD working paper -- no. 54
    ContributionsAsian Development Bank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC440.8.Z9 P6115 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13634359M
    OCLC/WorldCa57019151

      The demand-based measure of energy poverty shows that energy-poor households constitute 58 percent of Bangladesh's rural population based on end-use energy and 60 percent based on total energy, versus 45 percent who are income poor (where total food and non-food expenditure is a measure of income). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    Siddiqui, Kamal , poverty and social change in Rural Bangladesh. World Bank Report (): Bangladesh: Progress in Poverty Reduction. Background Paper, Bangladesh Development Forum, Paris, March , World Bank. From Counting the Poor to Making to Poor Count. Poverty trends in Bangladesh during the nineties (English) Abstract. Analysis of data from various Bangladesh Household Expenditure Surveys (HES) suggests considerable progress at poverty reduction during the s. About 50 percent of the country's population lived below the poverty line in compared to 59 percent.

      Although poverty is still high, Bangladesh has continued to make impressive progress in reducing poverty. Measured against the international extreme poverty line, poverty fell from % in to % in , and the country is on track to reach the first Sustainable Development Goal of eradicating extreme poverty by “Multidimensional poverty measurement for EU-SILC (European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions) countries.” (Version 1). OPHI Research in Progress 36a, University of Oxford. Alkire, S., Apablaza, M., and Jung, E. (). “Multidimensional poverty measurement .


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Practices of poverty measurement and poverty profile of Bangladesh by Faizuddin Ahmed Download PDF EPUB FB2

The present paper discusses the poverty measurement techniques being used in and the poverty profile of Bangladesh. Data used in the paper are mainly taken from two national surveys: Household Author: Faizuddin Ahmed.

Get this from a library. Practices of poverty measurement and poverty profile of Bangladesh. [Faizuddin Ahmed; Asian Development Bank.

Economics and Research Department.]. The present paper discusses the poverty measurement techniques being used in and the poverty profile of Bangladesh.

Data used in the paper are mainly taken from two national surveys: Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) and Poverty Monitoring Survey (PMS) conducted by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).Cited by: 8. The paper analyses the usefulness of the Bangladesh Household Income and Expenditure Survey data in measuring inequality and poverty trends by comparing the four such surveys between /92 and It concludes that the survey data provide reasonable measurements of.

profile of poverty benefited from a background paper on dietary diversity by Atonu Rabbani, and education statistics from Syed Rashed Al-Zayed and Mrittika Shamsuddin. Hossain Zillur Rahman helped with the introduction.

Mehar Akhter Khan provided capable assistance in the formatting of the report, while its production under the Bangladesh. Bangladesh has enjoyed a steady annual economic growth of % since the s, when national poverty fell from %, one of the fastest rates of decline recorded worldwide. Since the s, Bangladesh has made commendable progress in poverty reduction.

Between andextreme poverty rate declined for all occupational groups. This book examines poverty and related issues and aims to advance the development of new tools and measurement of multidimensional poverty and poverty reduction policy analysis.

The book covers a wide range of issues, including determinants and causes of poverty and its changes; consequences and impacts of poverty on human capital formation. The Poverty Probability Index (PPI®) is a poverty measurement tool for organizations and businesses with a mission to serve the poor.

The PPI is statistically sound, yet simple to use: the answers to 10 questions about a household’s characteristics and asset ownership are scored to compute the likelihood that the household is living below the poverty line. 24 SEPTEMBER PRACTICES OF POVERTY MEASUREMENT AND POVERTY PROFILE OF NEPAL DEVENDRA CHHETRY Asian Development Bank P.O.

Box Manila Philippines © by Asian Development Bank September ISSN The views expressed in this paper. poverty lines. The scorecard is a practical way for pro-poor programs in Bangladesh to measure poverty rates, to track changes in poverty rates over time, and to segment clients for targeted services.

Version note This paper updates Chen and Schreiner (), using data from instead of The handbook provides a comprehensive review of the current practices of poverty measurement worldwide and sketches a road to improving country practices while achieving greater comparability within and across countries.

It is hoped that this book will serve as the basis for formulating national, regional and international statistical. Poverty Profile Bangladesh (Executive Summary) 2 poverty lines are regarded as “poor” and “extremely poor”.

The poverty rates (Head Count Ratio) estimated by CBN have declined from /96 toexcept for the increase in poverty rates of urban areas from /96 towhich decreased again in During the period. Robust economic growth drives poverty reduction but not as effectively as before 24 Very little poverty reduction occurred in urban areas 26 Rural Bangladesh marked by East-West divide in poverty reduction 29 The Rohingya refugee crisis impact on poverty remains local 32 Part 2:.

This article, using the methodology developed by Foster, Greer, and Thorbecke to measure and decompose poverty, provides estimates of the levels of poverty in rural and urban areas in Bangladesh. It investigates in the context of Bangladesh, the most powerful effect of poverty in terms of a shortfall in food for daily calorie intake by the poor.

The corresponding figures for urban areas were % and % in that year. BBS in used a 'Cost of Basic Needs' method to measure the incidence of poverty in Bangladesh and identified two layers - the poor and the absolutely poor. According to this method, % of the country's population were absolutely poor and the poor accounted for.

the absence of a multidimensional poverty model in Bangladesh, it is not possible to measure poverty from a wider perspective (Chowdhury & Mukhopadhaya, ). Poverty’s multidimensional nature is traditionally ignored by DCI, CBN and FEI measurements in Bangladesh, which means that individuals living above the income poverty.

A Simple Poverty Scorecard for Bangladesh 1. Introduction This paper presents an easy-to-use poverty scorecard that pro-poor programs in Bangladesh can use to estimate the likelihood that a household has expenditure below a given poverty line, to monitor groups’ poverty rates at.

Comparison of Poverty measurement (Lower Poverty line.) 20 25 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 DCI Method CBN method DCI Method CBN method HIES 96 HIES Percent of population. National Rural Urban Figure 6: Comparison of Poverty Measurements (lower Poverty Line) Source: Based on BBS federal poverty threshold –Poverty lines vary by family size and are adjusted for changes in prices each year –Based on the cost of food in the s (mult by 3) •Poverty is a family concept—all persons in the same family have the same poverty status Poverty Thresholds by Family Type, 1 parent, 1 child $15, 1 parent, 2 children.

Using various techniques, the study evaluates the poverty-measurement tool and provides evidence for its reliability and validity by administering it in various areas of rural Bangladesh.

The reliability coefficients, such as test-retest coefficient () and Cronbach's alpha () of the tool, were satisfactorily high. As in many developing countries, poverty in Bangladesh has been an alarming social issue for a significant amount of time. Shortly after its independence, approximately 82% of the population lived under the poverty line.

However, since economic reforms and trade liberalization of early s, along with accelerated economic growth since earlys, Bangladesh have experienced a dramatic.Get this from a library! Practices of poverty measurement and poverty profile of Nepal.

[Devendra Chhetry; Asian Development Bank. Economics and Research Department.]. In Aprilthe World Bank set new goals to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity by In order to monitor progress and understand the types of poverty reduction strategies that could work, it is important to measure poverty regularly.