Monetary poverty, material deprivation and consistent poverty in Portugal

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Carlos Farinha Rodrigues; Isabel Andrade;
(2010)
  • Publisher: ISEG : Departamento de Economia
  • Journal: issue 35 June,pages20-39
  • Subject: Multidimensional poverty measurement, material deprivation, consistent poverty, Portugal. | Multidimensional poyerty measurement | material deprivation | Portugal | consistent poverty
    • jel: jel:D63 | jel:I32

In this paper we use the Portuguese component of the European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions {EU-SILC) to develop a measure of consistent poverty in Portugal. It is widely agreed that being poor does not simply mean not having enough monetary resource... View more
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