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Manual for the Estimation of a Synthetic Panel and Vulnerability Analysis

This manual guides users who want to apply the synthetic panel method to obtain information on poverty mobility, such as estimates of chronic and transitory poverty, from cross-sectional data. It accompanies the two Stata do-files (synthetic_panel_dofile and synthetic_panel_vulnerability_dofile) that have been written to facilitate the estimation of such transition probabilities. To apply this method successfully, it is desirable that the user possesses some background knowledge of poverty analysis, statistics, and data manipulation.

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