The Measurement of Poverty: An Experimental Questionnaire Investigation (Published in Economic Letters, Vol.22 (1997), Pp.571-588)
Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Date Written: July 1994
We re-examine some of the standard axioms used in the literature on Poverty Measurement. Using a sample of 486 students from Australia, Israel and the USA we investigate the extent to which perceptions of poverty correspond to the axioms.
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