Income Distribution and Consumption Deprivation: An Analytical Link

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Sushanta K. Mallick;
  • Journal: Journal of Income Distribution,volume 17,issue 2 June,pages25-36
  • Subject: inequality, income distribution, consumption deprivation
    • jel: jel:I32 | jel:D63

This article conceives poverty in terms of the consumption of essential food, makes use of a new deprivation (or poverty) function, and examines the effects of changes in the mean and the variance of the income distribution on poverty, assuming a log-normal income distr... View more
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