Poverty Measurement: The Development of Different Approaches and its Techniques

ECINEQ WP No. 2008-93

44 Pages Posted: 24 Sep 2008 Last revised: 24 Aug 2014

Celso Pereira Nunes

CEEAplA; Madeira University

Date Written: August 31, 2008

Abstract

This work concentrates in the fundamental ideas that constitute the existing theoretical framework of the poverty measurement from the 1960's to the state-of-the-art, with an extended comment on the more relevant issues, the presentation of more influencing approaches and the probable path of future research in Poverty Economics.

Keywords: Approaches, Poverty Measurement, Techniques

JEL Classification: B49, I32

Suggested Citation

Nunes, Celso Pereira, Poverty Measurement: The Development of Different Approaches and its Techniques (August 31, 2008). ECINEQ WP No. 2008-93. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1272570 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1272570

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