Half in Ten: Why Taking Disability into Account is Essential to Reducing Income Poverty and Expanding Economic Inclusion

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Shawn Fremstad;
(2009)
  • Subject: poverty, disability
    • jel: jel:I | jel:I1 | jel:I18 | jel:I3 | jel:I32 | jel:I38 | jel:J | jel:J1 | jel:J14 | jel:J18

Disability is both a fundamental cause and consequence of income poverty. The income-poverty rate for persons with disabilities is between two to three times the rate for persons without disabilities. Yet, contemporary policy debate and research about income poverty in ... View more
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