The Impact of Local Public Services and Geographical Cost of Living Differences on Poverty Estimates
- Publisher: Statistics Norway, Research Department
JEL classification: H72 | H72 | D31 | JEL classification: I30 | Regionale Disparität | Municipal-specific poverty lines | Lokales öffentliches Gut | geographical cost of living differences, in-kind transfers, public services, poverty, housing price indices, municipal-specific poverty lines | I30 | Offentlige tjenester | Norwegen | JEL classification: D31 | Public services | Fattigdom | Poverty | Housing price indices | Lebenshaltungskosten | Levekostnader | Poverty; public services; in-kind transfers; geographical cost of living differences; housing price indices; municipal-specific poverty lines | in-kind transfers | Armut | Kommunale tjenester | Geographical cost of living differences | Geografiske forskjeller
Despite a broad consensus on the need to account for the value of public services and geographical cost of living differences on the measurement of poverty, there is little reliable evidence on how these factors actually affect poverty estimates. Unlike the...