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Comparative wealth index [message #25983] Thu, 19 January 2023 08:49 Go to next message
Mukesh is currently offline  Mukesh
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Dear DHS team,

Is it possible to have a Comparable Wealth Index?

(alpha and beta values) which can be used with "hv271" to make the wealth index comparable over time for India?

like this one given for Rwanda


Thank you!
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Re: Comparative wealth index [message #25985 is a reply to message #25983] Fri, 20 January 2023 10:14 Go to previous message
Janet-DHS is currently offline  Janet-DHS
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Following is a response from DHS staff member, Tom Pullum:

Unfortunately, DHS cannot provide any help on this beyond what was in Methodological Report #9 (
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