Entries tagged with poverty measurement

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Sharada Ramanathan
• 10/24/18
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The Poverty Probability Index (PPI®) is a simple poverty measurement tool. Even so, using the PPI incorrectly can lead to erroneous conclusions. In this third installment of the PPI Practitioner Guidance Series, we will talk about common errors that PPI users make, and how you can avoid them.

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hesper
• 10/24/18
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Editor's note: This post originally appeared on the American Evaluation Association's AEA365 blog.

I am Heather Esper of the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan. At AEA 2018 I’ll be joined with my co-panelists, Julie Peachey of Innovations for Poverty Action and Scott Graham of FINCA International, to share how poverty data can provide unique insights into a company’s clients or program’s beneficiaries.

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Rachel Huntsman
• 11/01/16
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For a microfinance loan officer, managing a portfolio of hundreds of clients and keeping a vigilant eye on the financial bottom line is critical for reaching sustainability and scale. At the same time, she wants to serve her poor clients and help them to move up the economic ladder.

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sbrown
• 01/31/11
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During a recent visit with a microfinance partner in Senegal, a colleague and I encountered two of the most discussed issues related to the PPI: the kind of collection with associated advantages and disadvantages and the organization’s attitude toward cost. This blog is also available in French below the English copy, thanks to Absa Gueye, APSFD Senegal.

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