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Half of the global population lives on less than US$6.85 per person per day

This is the first blog in a series about how countries can correct course and make progress in global poverty reduction. This series was published originally on the World bank blogs.

Climate change does affect poverty: results from a big data analysis

Latest Climate Change COP27 feels historic already – and not just because it is the hottest one so far. For the first time, a “loss and damage fund” for countries most affected by climate change was agreed - bringing climate justice in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) back on the agenda. As policymakers begin to think about which climatic risks matter for poverty, we offer one hint based on our analysis of big data: temperature variability.

Constructing Synthetic Panels for the Purpose of Studying Poverty Dynamics: A Primer

Understanding poverty dynamics in Ethiopia: Implications for the likely impact of Covid-19