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School of Business and Management

One Day Workshop on the Theory and Empirics of Inequality, Poverty and Mobility

29 October 2014

Time: 1:00 - 5:00pm
Venue: Dean Rees House, Charterhouse Square, Queen Mary, University of London, London, EC1M 6BQ

Workshop Organiser: Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, School of Business and Management, Queen Mary, University of London


Erlend Berg, Department of Economics, University of Bristol.
Can public works increase wages? Evidence from India, with Sambit Bhattacharyya, Rajasekhar Durgam and Manjula Ramachandra.

Suman Seth, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, University of Oxford.
Measuring and Decomposing Inequality among the Multidimensionally Poor using Ordinal Data: A Counting Approach, with Sabine Alkire.

Gaston Yalonetzky, Leeds University Business School,  University of Leeds.
Pro-poorest poverty reduction with counting measures: the non-anonymous case, with Jose Gallegos.


Jose Martin Lima Velazquez, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds
The assessment of poverty in Mexico: transition from a unidimensional to a multidimensional measurement approach. 

Catherine Porter, School of Management and Languages, Heriot-Watt University.
The impact of drought and food prices on vulnerability in Ethiopia, with Ruth Hill.

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