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Divided We Stand, United We Fall—A Good Society Needs an Individual Poverty Measure

Danièle Meulders and Síle O’Dorchai
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Síle Pádraigín O'Dorchai ()

Chapter Chapter 3 in Toward a Good Society in the Twenty-First Century, 2013, pp 49-72 from Palgrave Macmillan

Abstract: Abstract The aim of this chapter is to revisit the existing literature on poverty, based on a discussion and illustration of the implications of the choice of the measurement unit. One of the first considerations of any researcher interested in examining poverty is the unit of measurement or unit of analysis.

Keywords: Poverty Rate; Individual Income; Poverty Measure; Social Policy Journal; Financial Dependence (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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DOI: 10.1057/9781137313621_3

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