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Annual Review of Development Effectiveness
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Commitment to Development Index (CGD)
International Comparison Program
Internationally comparable price levels, economic aggregates in real terms, and Purchasing Power Partity (ppp) estimates.
International Development Statistics (DAC and CRS)
Millennium Development Indicators Database (UN)
Net Aid Transfers Data Set (CDG)
In the CGD working paper An Index of Donor Performance (2005) David Roodman develops a new measure of foreign aid flow for use in the aid component of the Commitment to Development Index.
UN system data includes over 300 series some 1970+
World Income Inequality Database - UNU WIDER
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New Poverty Estimates
The World Bank has released updated poverty estimates based on the new PPP data. (August 28, 2008
Story on DEC web site
World Development Indicators Supplement 2008
New estimates available in the World Development Indicators (WDI) database. A supplement to the annual WDI print publication includes estimates of poverty from 1981 to 2005 using both the international and national poverty lines for each country.
Download new data from PovcalNet
PovcalNet is a product of the World Bank's research department, the Development Research Group.
Global Purchasing Power Parities and Real Expenditures (final report)
This final report of the 2005 ICP program was published in 2008
Revised Appendix and table G1 to final 2005 global report (see above)
Paper by Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen with new data
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