Perspectives on Poverty in Europe
Stephen Jenkins ()
No 12014, IZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
I address four topics: how our capacities to monitor poverty in Europe have improved substantially over recent decades; how progress on EU poverty reduction has been disappointing and why this has been; conceptual and measurement issues; and the future direction of EU-level anti-poverty actions. I follow in the footsteps of a giant – my perspectives are essentially elaborations of points made by Tony Atkinson.
Keywords: poverty; material deprivation; Europe; EU-SILC (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C81 D31 I32 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 44 pages
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Published in: Italian Economic Journal, online ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40797-019-00112-0 (Open Access)
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