Poverty and inequality mapping in the Commonwealth of Dominica

  • Francesca Ballini Università di Siena
  • Samuel Carrete Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica
  • Gianni Betti Università di Siena
  • Laura Neri Università di Siena
Keywords: poverty mapping, transfer schemes, Commonwealth of Dominica
JEL Classification: I32, C21, C81

Abstract

Poverty and inequality maps - spatial descriptions of the distribution of poverty and inequality - are most useful to policy-makers and researchers when they are finely disaggregated, that is when they want to represent small geographic units, such as cities, municipalities, districts or other administrative partitions of a country. In order to produce poverty and inequality maps, living standard surveys covering income or consumption are econometrically combined with data from censuses or other sample surveys large enough to allow disaggregation of the poverty and inequality estimates.

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Published
01-01-2009
How to Cite
BalliniF., CarreteS., BettiG., & NeriL. (2009). Poverty and inequality mapping in the Commonwealth of Dominica. Estudios Económicos, 123-162. https://doi.org/10.24201/ee.v0i0.384
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