A Compromise Approach to the Measurement of Pro-Poorness


  • Satya R. Chakravarty Indian Statistical Institute, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
  • Nachiketa Chattopadhyay Indian Statistical Institute




Pro-poorness, inequality, poverty


A growth vector is often considered as pro-poor if it generates a reduction
in poverty. A second approach to pro-poorness states that growth should
be higher for the poor than for the non-poor. In this article, we develop an
analytical approach by considering a compromise between these two notions
of pro-poorness.


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How to Cite

Chakravarty, S. R., & Chattopadhyay, N. (2022). A Compromise Approach to the Measurement of Pro-Poorness. Journal of Income Distribution®, 31(3-4). https://doi.org/10.25071/1874-6322.40547