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Should Poverty and Inequality Measures be Combined?

  • Gary S. Fields
Part of the Economic Studies in Inequality, Social Exclusion and Well-Being book series (EIAP, volume 1)

Keywords

Poverty Line Inequality Measure Poverty Measure Deprivation Index Poverty Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary S. Fields
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  1. 1.Cornell UniversityUSA

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