The Living Standards Dimension for the Human Development Index

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The Big Data for Poverty Alleviation report combines conventional data sources with big data to examine living standards in 2,284 counties across China. This report presents an alternative way of measuring poverty, the Living Standards Index (LSI) which is developed based on the fundaments of UNDP's Human Development Indexmore 

Participants at the 'The Living Standards Dimension for the Human Development Index: Measuring Poverty with Big Data' report launch
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Using dynamic information provided by big data to measure poverty across China has the opportunity to play an increasing role to review and track of poverty according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China, marking the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and China’s 3rd National Poverty Day.more 

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