Can Russia halve poverty by 2024?

Here’s something unusual about Russia. Extreme poverty, as measured by the international poverty line of $1.90 per day is… zero! But the poverty rate under the national definition, i.e., the population share with income below $12.80 per day in 2017 (both poverty lines are in terms of 2011 purchasing power parity), is in double digits: … Continue reading Can Russia halve poverty by 2024?