• Political Science
  • Published 2013

The Dominican Republic's poverty committee experience

  title={The Dominican Republic's poverty committee experience},
  author={Javier Eduardo Baez and Miguel Eduardo S{\'a}nchez Mart{\'i}n and Rebecca Schutte},
From 2000-10, the Dominican Republic sustained high levels of economic growth. However, without a standardized poverty measurement methodology, it was difficult to assess the effect of this growth on poverty. To address this, the government requested assistance from the World Bank which helped convene a technical, inter-institutional poverty committee that was highly participatory and transparent to define the countries new poverty measurement methodology. By including both domestic and… CONTINUE READING

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