Nagwa Albehery

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Poverty measures are used to measure poverty levels or degrees of poverty in a population. In this paper, we investigate the estimation of poverty measures using truncated log-normal, truncated gamma, and truncated epsilonskew-normal distributions. For comparisons and illustrations, our results are applied to the real data sets collected in Egypt between(More)
To properly gauge the extent of poverty in a country or in a region, economists use semi-heuristic poverty measures such as the Foster-Greer-Thorbecke (FGT) metric. These measures are used because it was empirically shown that they capture the commonsense meaning of the extent of poverty better than previously proposed measures. However, the fact that these(More)
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