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Data Gaps Hinder Governments From Measuring Poverty Accurately, Report Suggests

The Guardian: Number of people in extreme poverty could be greatly underestimated — report
“Hundreds of millions more people could be living in extreme poverty than official estimates suggest, according to a study about how global development is being hindered by a lack of data about the world’s poorest people. The Data Revolution: Finding the Missing Millions, a report published by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), warns that poorer countries have no way to adequately measure their progress in areas such as poverty, health, and education…” (Kirk, 4/21).

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