Household welfare and poverty dynamics in Burkina Faso : empirical evidence from household surveys

@inproceedings{Monga2001HouseholdWA,
  title={Household welfare and poverty dynamics in Burkina Faso : empirical evidence from household surveys},
  author={C{\'e}lestin Monga and Hasan Tuluy},
  year={2001}
}
This paper investigates the dynamics of poverty and income inequality in a cross-section of socioeconomic groups and geographical regions over the five years growth period which followed the 1994 CFA Franc devaluation in Burkina Faso. Results show rapidly increasing urban poverty accompanied by rising income inequality, declining poverty-growth elasticities, and significant changes in the poverty map. The nonparametric test of significance for overtime changes in the distribution of welfare… CONTINUE READING

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