Senior Statistician in the Development Economics Research Group, World Bank
Shaohua Chen is a Senior Statistician in the Development Economics Research Group of the World Bank. She manages the Global Poverty database and all developing countries’ poverty, inequality estimations at the World Bank since 1991. Her research has focused on poverty and inequality measurement, and program/policy impacts evaluation. Before joining the World Bank, she was the Lecturer at the Business School of Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China. She received her Master's Degree in Statistical Computing from American University.
Recent work by Shaohua Chen
A new poverty measure reveals that in the past 25 years, global poverty has declined but relative poverty has increased in developing countries