A method based on Monte Carlo bootstrap estimations of consumption changes was developed to measure vulnerability to poverty. The method was applied to data on Cote d'Ivoire in 1985-86. It revealed potential difficulties faced by households, which were obscured when historical records were used to determine the extent of vulnerabilities.
- Cote d'Ivoire
- Monte Carlo simulation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)