ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The World Bank’s Latest ‘Assault’ on Global Poverty

Once More Unto The Breach...

This article is a (less than comprehensive) critique of the World Bank's latest estimates of global poverty and projections thereof. It argues that the Bank's approach to poverty measurement is conceptually flawed, and that the results, in terms of the poverty numbers which it presents, are largely misleading.

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