Poverty (Global Estimates)

$1.90 a day: What does it say? (with Rahul Lahoti)
The New Left Review, Jan-Feb 2016, vol. 97. 

Chinese Poverty: Assessing the Impact of Alternative Assumptions, (with Camelia Minoiu)
Review of Income and Wealth, Series 54, Number 4, December 2008, pp. 572-596.

The World Bank’s New Poverty Estimates: Digging Deeper into a Hole (Extended Version)
Challenge, Volume 51, No. 6, November-December 2008, pp. 105-112. 

Has World Poverty Really Fallen? (with Camelia Minoiu)
Review of Income and Wealth, Volume 53, Issue 3, 2007, pp. 484-502.

Counting the Poor: the Truth about World Poverty Statistics
Socialist Register, Volume 42, Issue 42, pp. 169-178, 2006.
Deutsch Version

Unknown: The Extent, Distribution and Trend of Global Income Poverty (with Thomas Pogge)
Economics and Political Weekly, Volume 41, Issue 22, pp. 2241-2247, 2006.
Catalan Version

A Capability-Based Approach to Estimating Global Poverty
Special issue of Poverty in Focus, [NP] UNDP International Poverty Centre, 2004, pp. 6-8.
 

The Emperor's New Suit: Global Poverty Estimates Reappraised
Published in Poor Poverty: The Impoverishment of Analysis, Measurement and Policies, ed. Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury, London: Bloomsbury. pp. 87-110


How Not to Count the Poor (with Thomas Pogge), with response by M.Ravallion and counter-response by T. Pogge
Published in Debates in the Measurement of Poverty , ed. Joseph Stiglitz, Sudhir Anand and Paul Segal, published by Oxford University Press in 2010.

Inter-Country Comparisons of Income Poverty based on a Capability Approach (with Muhammad Asali and Sujata Visaria)
Published in Arguments for a Better World, festschrift in honor of Amartya Sen, edited by Kaushik Basu and Ravi Kanbur, Oxford University Press, 2008.

[Indian] Poverty Estimates: How Great is the Debate?”, review of Deaton, A. and V. Kozel, The Great Indian Poverty Debate
in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 42, No. 6, February 10th, 2007, pp. 491-496. Reprinted in Development, Vol. 50, issue 2 pp. 166-172.
 

Introduction: Towards the Arab Renaissance.
UNDP Arab Development Challenges Background Paper 2011, 2011: 5-11.

The Role of BRICS in the World Economy & International Development

Prepared for the National Development Bank, 2017.
 

The New Global Poverty Estimates: Digging Deeper into a Hole
UNDP, International Poverty Centre, One Pager, September, 2008, Number 65.

Are Estimates of Poverty in Latin America Reliable?
UNDP, International Poverty Centre, One Pager, May, 2008, Number 52.

Counting the Poor in the Americas
Americas Quarterly, Spring 2008.

Difficulty of Making Meaningful Estimates of Poverty
Financial Times, November 19th, 2007.

Interview with Sanjay Reddy, in Shaikh, Nermeen, The Present as History: Critical Perspectives on Global Power
forthcoming in Dec. 2007 from Columbia University Press.

Monitoring Global Poverty: Better Options for the Future
Power Point Presentation, December 2003.

What is Poverty? (with Howard Nye and Thomas Pogge)
Letter to the New York Review of Books, August 15th, 2002.
 

The Global Consumption and Income Project (GCIP): An Overview (with Rahul Lahoti and Arjun Jayadev)
Working Paper (2015)

$1.90 Per Day: What Does it Say? (with Rahul Lahoti)
Working Paper (2015).

Who Got What, Then and Now? A Fifty Year Overview from the Global Consumption and Income Project (with Rahul Lahoti and Arjun Jayadev)
Working Paper (2015)

The Emperor's New Suit: Global Poverty Estimates Reappraised (Extended Version)
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (WP 79, Dec. 2009) and Working Paper of SCEPA (New School). Forthcoming in the Economic and Political Weekly.

How Not to Count the Poor (with Thomas Pogge) (Extended Version)
Working Paper, 2005.

The Index Number Problem and Poverty Monitoring: The Unique Advantages of a Capability Approach
Working Paper (2003).

How Not to Count the Poor! A Reply to Ravallion (with Thomas Pogge)
Working Paper (2002).