Famous poverty line

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Unformatted text preview: ell use them. INCOME VS. CONSUMPTION Chen and Ravallion are the most commonly cited numbers: Massive decline in the number of people living in poverty from 51.8% in 1981 to 25.2% in 2005 Without china, still big decline (10%) but not as crazy as previously suggested It matters if you look at the percentage or actual numbers: the trend in the world without China in terms of actual number has gone up b...
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This document was uploaded on 03/28/2014 for the course INAF 252 at Georgetown.

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