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A Fuzzy Approach To The Measurement Of Poverty

  • Andrea Cerioli
  • Sergio Zani
Part of the Studies in Contemporary Economics book series (CONTEMPORARY)

Abstract

Well-known indices for the measurement of poverty traditionally refer to income (or to other economic variables, such as consumption) and to the conventional definition of a poverty line (see, e.g., Sen 1976; Carbonaro 1982; Foster 1984; Atkinson 1987; Hagenaars 1987; Pyatt 1987; Dagum et al. 1988; Cerioli 1989).

Keywords

Membership Function Poverty Line Fuzzy Subset Relative Deprivation Poverty Measure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Cerioli
    • 1
  • Sergio Zani
    • 2
  1. 1.Università degli Studi di PadovaItaly
  2. 2.Università degli studi di ParmaItaly

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