Poverty (Global Estimates)


Journal Articles

Chinese Poverty: Assessing the Impact of Alternative Assumptions, (with Camelia Minoiu)
Review of Income and Wealth, Series 54, Number 4, December 2008, pp. 572-596.

Has World Poverty Really Fallen? (with Camelia Minoiu)
Review of Income and Wealth, Volume 53, Issue 3, 2007, pp. 484-502.

Counting the Poor: the Truth about World Poverty Statistics
Socialist Register, Volume 42, Issue 42, pp. 169-178, 2006.
Deutsch Version

Unknown: The Extent, Distribution and Trend of Global Income Poverty (with Thomas Pogge)
Economics and Political Weekly, Volume 41, Issue 22, pp. 2241-2247, 2006.
Catalan Version

A Capability-Based Approach to Estimating Global Poverty
Special issue of Poverty in Focus, [NP] UNDP International Poverty Centre, 2004, pp. 6-8.

Book Chapters

The Emperor's New Suit: Global Poverty Estimates Reappraised
Published in Poor Poverty: The Impoverishment of Analysis, Measurement and Policies (United Nations Series on Development), ed. by Jomo Kwame and Anis Chowdhury, 2011, pp. 87-110.

How Not to Count the Poor (with Thomas Pogge), with response by M.Ravallion and counter-response by T. Pogge
Published in Debates in the Measurement of Poverty , ed. Joseph Stiglitz, Sudhir Anand and Paul Segal, published by Oxford University Press in 2010.

Inter-Country Comparisons of Income Poverty based on a Capability Approach (with Muhammad Asali and Sujata Visaria)
Published in Arguments for a Better World, festschrift in honor of Amartya Sen, edited by Kaushik Basu and Ravi Kanbur, Oxford University Press, 2008.

Book Reviews

[Indian] Poverty Estimates: How Great is the Debate?”, review of Deaton, A. and V. Kozel, The Great Indian Poverty Debate
in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 42, No. 6, February 10th, 2007, pp. 491-496. Reprinted in Development, Vol. 50, issue 2 pp. 166-172.

Reports and Other Work

Introduction: Towards the Arab Renaissance.
UNDP Arab Development Challenges Background Paper 2011, 2011: 5-11.

Op-Eds, Letters, Interviews, etc.

The New Global Poverty Estimates: Digging Deeper into a Hole
UNDP, International Poverty Centre, One Pager, September, 2008, Number 65.

Are Estimates of Poverty in Latin America Reliable?
UNDP, International Poverty Centre, One Pager, May, 2008, Number 52.

Counting the Poor in the Americas
Americas Quarterly, Spring 2008.

Difficulty of Making Meaningful Estimates of Poverty
Financial Times, November 19th, 2007.

Interview with Sanjay Reddy, in Shaikh, Nermeen, The Present as History: Critical Perspectives on Global Power
forthcoming in Dec. 2007 from Columbia University Press.

Monitoring Global Poverty: Better Opctions for the Future
Power Point Presentation, December 2003.

What is Poverty? (with Howard Nye and Thomas Pogge)
Letter to the New York Review of Books, August 15th, 2002.