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More than a pretty picture : using poverty maps to design better policies and interventions

More than a pretty picture : using poverty maps to design better policies and interventions

Author: Tara Bedi; Aline Coudouel; Kenneth Simler
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2007.
Series: World Bank e-Library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"More Than a Pretty Picture: Using Poverty Maps to Design Better Policies and Interventions is an in-depth study on how SAE poverty maps can be used to promote change and improve the quality of life for poor people. Presenting the experiences of 12 countries, this volume illustrates a wide range of impacts that poverty maps can have on policy making - from targeting programs and resources, to opening new dialogues  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
More than a pretty picture.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2007
(DLC) 2006102151
(OCoLC)77573822
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Bedi; Aline Coudouel; Kenneth Simler
ISBN: 0821369326 9780821369326 1281113190 9781281113191 9786611113193 6611113193
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 290490799
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 286 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Contents: Poverty maps for policy making: beyond the obvious targeting applications --
Increasing the impact of poverty maps : beyond the technical exercise --
Constructing and using poverty maps for policy making : the Albania experience --
The geography of monetary poverty in Bolivia : lessons from poverty maps --
Poverty map country application : Bulgaria --
To use or not to use? : poverty mapping experience in Cambodia --
Poverty maps of Yunnan Province : potential usages and lessons for scaling-up in China --
The 1990 and 2001 Ecuador poverty maps --
Indonesia's poverty maps : impacts and lessons --
Poverty maps and public policy : lessons from Mexico --
Poverty map country application : Morocco --
Sri Lanka poverty map : policy impacts and lessons --
Thailand's poverty map : from construction to application --
Poverty mapping : experience from Vietnam.
Series Title: World Bank e-Library.
Other Titles: Using poverty maps to design better policies and interventions
Responsibility: edited by Tara Bedi, Aline Coudouel, Kenneth Simler.

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Aims to promote the effective use of Small Area Estimation poverty maps in policy making. This volume presents a range of policies and interventions which have been informed by poverty maps, focusing  Read more...
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