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Getting to better data: who does the editing?

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鉴于我们几乎每天都会看到关于移民和难民的头条新闻 社论联合国难民署报告称全世界强制性移民人数自二战以来已达到6000万,也就不足为奇了。这一数字包括国内移民、难民以及寻求避难者。



Robustly wrong? New methods for cleaning survey data on incomes: Guest post by Martin Ravallion

Click to enlarge the infographic.Vietnam is one of the world's development success stories. It is undeniable. 

Between 1990 and 2010, Vietnam grew at an average annual rate of 7.4 percent—one of the world’s top five growth performance records, anywhere, over the same 20-year period. In the process, the incidence of poverty has declined dramatically, from 58 percent in 1993 to about 10 percent today. Nowadays Vietnam is no longer considered a low-income country: it has attained lower-middle income status.

Yet this successful economic transition has also generated a number of challenges. Chief among them is that of sustaining economic growth going forward.