Macroeconomic Crises and Poverty Monitoring A Case Study for India *

  title={Macroeconomic Crises and Poverty Monitoring A Case Study for India *},
  author={Gaurav Datt and Martin Ravallion},
Assessment of the welfare impacts of low-frequency events, such as macroeconomic crises and stabilizations, are often confounded by sampling and nonsampling errors that generate fluctuations in household survey-based welfare indicators; they are also limited by our ability to explain fluctuations in terms of other available data. Basing policy on short-term movements in welfare indicators can thus be hazardous. There was a sharp increase in India's poverty measures in the aftermath of the mid… CONTINUE READING
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