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  • Analytical for Measuring Poverty Dynamics: An Application using Panel Daa in the Philippines 

    Jr., Arturo Martinez (Asian Development Bank, 2016-03-15)
    This study reviews two methods of measuring poverty dynamics. The components approach uses the longitudinally averaged income to determine whether a household is chronically poor or not. On the other hand, the spells approach counts the number of poverty ...
  • The Role of Structural Transformation in the Potential of Asian Economic Growth 

    Foster-McGregor, Neil; Verspagen, Bart (Asian Development Bank, 2016-03-15)
    The transition from low-income developing country to high-income developed country involves a deep process of structural transformation in which the productive structure of an economy changes. In this paper we examine this process of structural change ...
  • The Determinants of Structural Transformation in Asia: A Review of the Literature 

    Sen, Kunal (Asian Development Bank, 2016-03-15)
    Structural transformation—the movement of workers from low-productivity to high-productivity activities— is an essential ingredient of inclusive growth. This paper reviews the evidence on why the pace of structural transformation has differed widely ...
  • Female Labor Force Participation in Asia: Indonesia Country Study 

    Schaner, Simone; Das, Smita (Asian Development Bank, 2016-02-15)
    This paper uses over 20 years of data from Indonesia’s labor force survey to study trends in female labor force participation (FLFP). We find that younger women in urban areas have increased their labor force participation in recent years, largely ...

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