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Full data on new PPPs

Claudia Gabarain's picture

There's been much talk in recent months about the revision of the International Comparison Program and the PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) figures derived from it. The Bank's China Quarterly Update launched in early February included a special section on the implications of this revision for China, and our own David Dollar explained here that the new PPPs show poverty in China has in fact reduced more than previously calculated.

For more details and full estimates, check out this site that includes explanatory sections on the Poverty PPPs, the methodology used, and the final results for Asia. Also, you can create and download your own data query here.

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