publication . Research . 1993

International Comparisons of Income Poverty and Extreme Income Poverty

Blackburn, McKinley L.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 1993
  • Publisher: Luxembourg: Luxembourg Income Study (LIS)
Abstract
Uses LIS data to study the sensitivity of cross-national income poverty comparisons to the method in which poverty is measured. Examined are the differences between using absolute and relative poverty comparisons as well as the consequence of lowering the real value of the poverty line to examine extreme poverty.
Subjects
free text keywords: Einkommen, Armut, Welt, ddc:330
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