The Global Consumption and Income Project ( GCIP ) : An Overview

  title={The Global Consumption and Income Project ( GCIP ) : An Overview},
  author={Rahul Lahoti and Arjun Jayadev and Sanjay G. Reddy},
We introduce two separate datasets (The Global Consumption Dataset (GCD) and The Global Income Dataset (GID)) making possible an unprecedented portrait of consumption and income of persons over time, within and across countries, around the world. The current benchmark version of the dataset presents estimates of monthly real consumption and income for every percentile of the population (a ‘consumption/income profile’) for more than 160 countries and more than half a century (1960-2015). We… CONTINUE READING


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