Modelling Fuzzy and Multidimensional Poverty Measures in the United Kingdom with Variance Components Panel Regression

  • Gianni Betti
  • Antonella D’Agostino
  • Laura Neri
Part of the Economic Studies in Inequality, Social Exclusion and Well-Being book series (EIAP, volume 3)


Membership Function Modelling Fuzzy Durable Good Poverty Measure Supplementary Variable 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gianni Betti
    • 1
  • Antonella D’Agostino
    • 2
  • Laura Neri
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento Metodi QuantitativiUniversity of SienaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Statistica e Matematica per la Ricerca EconomicaUniversity of Naples “Parthenope”France

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