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International Association for Research in Income and Wealth IARIW;Wealth and Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
- November 23-25, 2015
- IARIW-CAMPAS Special Conference ???Experiences and Challenges in Measuring National Income, Wealth, Poverty and Inequality in the Arab World??
- Cairo, Egypt
- The objective of the conference is to further our understanding ofdevelopments in the area of income levels, income growth, productivity,poverty and inequality in the Arab world, from an empirical andmeasurement perspective. The conference will feature sessions dealing withproblems and issues in macro measurement issues such as national income,sectoral output measurement, and productivity. Price measurement issuesand international comparisons in income measurement could also be topicsup for discussion at the conference. The conference will also have sessionsdealing with micro measurement issues such as difficulties and challenges inthe measurement of poverty and inequality using income and non-incomeapproaches, inequality of assets and wealth, objective and subjectivemeasures of well-being, drivers of inequality, taxation and inequality,government spending and inequality, measurement of employment and timeuse as well as associated statistical and methodological issues. The papersshould focus on issues and challenges in the Arab region and neighboringcountries.[gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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