Annual change in the poverty rate in emerging market and developing economies, by productivity growth
Unweighted averages using annual data during 1981-2015. Fastest-growing EMDEs are those in the top quartile by productivity growth; slowest-growing EMDEs are those in the bottom quartile of labor productivity growth. Poverty rate defined as the share of the population living on less than $1.90 a day (2011 PPP).
Source:Conference Board; Penn World Table; PovcalNet; World Bank, World Development Indicators.Embed this chart