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Disparity reduction rates in social indicators

James P. Grant

Disparity reduction rates in social indicators

a proposal for measuring and targeting progress in meeting basic needs

by James P. Grant

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Published by Overseas Development Council in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social indicators -- Developing areas.,
  • Basic needs -- Developing areas.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJames P. Grant.
    SeriesMonograph - Overseas Development Council ; no. 11, Monograph (Overseas Development Council) ;, no. 11.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN980 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination76 p. ;
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4745383M
    LC Control Number78061153

    alternative indicators of economic and social performance. Faster growth of GDP is an instrumental rather than a final goal, as has been recognised in recent decades with the emphasis on growth as a vehicle for poverty reduction, notably in the setting of the Millennium Development Goals. Working Paper 10/ November Growth, poverty and. For example, men could be viewed as a disparity group relative to women if mortality rates are used, but women would be seen as a disparity group if some measures of morbidity are used. Similarly, differences in disease incidence or prevalence depend on the disease by:

    One of the most talked-about social issues today is inequality. Numerous media outlets from CNBC to Brazil’s Jornal O Globo have published the results of Oxfam’s global report on inequality which alleges an ever-rising gap between the rich and the poor.. In its report, Oxfam claims that “82% of all growth in global wealth in the last year went to the top 1%, while . At the same time, however, different kinds of disparities have increased. Income inequality has risen, propelled by the rural-urban income gap and by the growing disparity between highly educated urban professionals and the urban working class. There have also been increases in inequality of health and education outcomes.

    Among black adults, the average rate of forgone care because of costs was lower to begin with and declined slightly more in expansion states compared to nonexpansion states (Exhibit 7, Appendix). This led to a slightly greater reduction in the black–white disparity on this indicator in expansion states compared to nonexpansion states. reduction among the citizenry. Gender inequality and poverty are the result of distinct though interlocking, social relations and processes. Women’s experience of poverty is mediated by social relations of gender. Over the last two decades, government of Uganda has .


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Using Social Indicators to Describe Neighborhood-Level Disparities in Adolescent Health in Baltimore City Circa Using these two measures of disparity can help track both the reduction in disparity between groups and the overall elimination of the disparity altogether.

of which a high teenage pregnancy rate is a useful indicator Author: James P. Senter, Linda Bucay-Harari, Carlos Castillo-Salgado. Nanak Kakwani and Hyu Hwa Son make use of social welfare functions to derive indicators of development relevant to specific social objectives, such as poverty- and inequality-reduction.

Arguing that the measurement of development cannot be value-free, the authors assert that if indicators of development are to have policy relevance, they must. Half of the world’s children are below the international poverty line of $2 a day and suffer from multiple deprivations and violations to basic human rights.

More than eight million children die each year (s per day), and most of their deaths are preventable. Inequality, as measured by the Gini index, increased from % in to % inbut dropped to % in Thus, the Gini index increased at an annual rate of percentage points in –, but then decreased sharply at an annual rate of percentage points Author: Nanak Kakwani, Hyun Hwa Son.

Data extracted in August Planned article update: September Although the number of people at risk of poverty or social exclusion fell by million between andthe EU remains far from its Europe target of reducing this number by 20 million by This article is part of a set of statistical articles on the Europe.

This is largely due to a reduction in the top marginal tax rate, and the transition to a pro-business environment in line with rent-seeking behaviour. Our research, based on India Human Development Survey data for (National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) ), examines the links between poverty and income inequality Author: ET CONTRIBUTORS.

The EU social inclusion indicators include both purely relative income poverty th resholds and ones anchored at a point in time and up-rated in line with prices.

Conclusion: Social Identity and Disparities 57 Racial and Ethnic Composition of Schools and Educational Disparities 58 repeating one or more grades, drop-out and graduation rates, proportions of students involved in gifted and talented programs, enrollment in higher education, as well as in behavioral markers ofFile Size: 1MB.

Poverty rate Total / year-olds / 66 year-olds or more, Ratio, or latest available. Source: OECD Social and Welfare Statistics: Income distribution. Selected data only .csv) Full indicator data .csv) Total / year-olds / 66 year-olds or more, Ratio, or latest available Total / year-olds / 66 year-olds or more.

The study titled “What was the impact of the crisis on poverty and income distribution?”, published by FGV Social – Center for Social Policy, reveals that poverty and inequality have been rising up until the second quarter of According to the study, there are currently million people living below the poverty line, with a monthly income of less than BRL – approximately   As with poverty, there are many ways to measure inequality.

The World Development Indicators (WDI) databases present a wide range of inequality indicators such as the Gini index and the share of consumption or income held by each quintile. The measures offer different ways to capture and communicate aspects of the income distribution. Indicators for monitoring poverty reduction (English) Abstract.

In recent years, the World Bank has stressed that poverty reduction is its overarching objective. This paper discusses the indicators that are relevant in monitoring the performance of the Bank's lending for poverty reduction. For every project, three Cited by: In that sense, the main consequence of inequality is poverty, which in turn has consequences such as hunger, uncertainty, impotence, suicide, lack of voice, social isolation, resistance, deprivation, corruption, abuses of dignity, humiliation, lack of access to basic infrastructure,14 dependency, begging, shame, illiteracy, disease, crime, households disintegration,15 breach Author: Julián Augusto Casas Herrera.

Health Care | JUNE State Approaches to Reducing Health Disparities. Health disparities—differences in health and health care experienced by groups based on social, economic and environmental factors—persist across the nation. Each year, health disparities lead to significant human and financial costs as certain.

Request PDF | On Jul 1,Juan Carlos Moreno-Brid and others published Social Policy, Poverty, and Inequality | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Poverty reduction and inequality reduction are desirable goals, not only for moral reasons, but also to promote economic growth and social and political stability.

Mora and Rist underline the importance of explicating a theory of change for every intervention. Evaluators have used a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods to measure. Disparities in Health Insurance Coverage The Current Population Survey revealed that % of poor children had no health insurance coverage during the entire year ofcompared lacked health insurance for the same time period.

Uninsured rates by race were % for non-File Size: KB. Handbook on poverty and inequality (English) Abstract. The handbook on poverty and inequality provides tools to measure, describe, monitor, evaluate, and analyze poverty.

It provides background materials for designing poverty reduction strategies. This book is intended for researchers and policy analysts Cited by:. The disparity between a group rate and a reference point for one health indicator can also be compared with the disparity between a comparable group rate and a comparable reference point for another health indicator.

For example, the disparity between men and women in the rate of cigarette smoking could be compared with the disparity between men and women in rates of Cited by: Income inequality among individuals is measured here by five indicators. The Gini coefficient is based on the comparison of cumulative proportions of the population against cumulative proportions of income they receive, and it ranges between 0 in the case of perfect equality and 1 in the case of perfect inequality.This booklet contains the overview from Poverty in a Rising Africa, Africa Poverty Report doi: / The PDF of the final, full-length book.