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Type Journal Article - UNU-WIDER Research Paper
Title Commune-level estimation of poverty measures and its application in Cambodia
Author(s)
Issue 2004/48
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2004
URL http://www.econstor.eu/bitstream/10419/63593/1/396671195.pdf
Abstract
In this study, we combined the Cambodian socioeconomic survey for 1997 and the
country’s population census of 1998 to produce poverty measures at the commune-level
in Cambodia using the small-area estimation technique developed by Elbers, Lanjouw
and Lanjouw. While there are a number of communes for which the standard errors
associated with the estimates are too high, we found that they are on average small
enough to be useful. We illustrate the application of poverty maps with reference to
education programmes.

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