Poverty, inequality & vulnerability

Issues of poverty and inequality have come to the fore of the development policy debate in recent years. Accurate measurement and analysis of these issues is critical for the effective design and monitoring of policies and programmes, yet all too often data and capacity limitations reduce the quality of evidence. In particular, the multi-dimensional nature of poverty poses substantial methodological challenges that should not be underestimated.
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Sebastian Silva Leander
Senior Consultant

Poverty, inequality & vulnerability

Issues of poverty and inequality have come to the fore of the development policy debate in recent years. Accurate measurement and analysis of these issues is critical for the effective design and monitoring of policies and programmes, yet all too often data and capacity limitations reduce the quality of evidence. In particular, the multi-dimensional nature of poverty poses substantial methodological challenges that should not be underestimated.

Sebastian Silva Leander

Senior Consultant